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US Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps at Fort Monroe

The musicians of this unit perform in uniforms patterned after those worn by the musicians of General George Washington's Continental Army.

Date(s):

Thursday, June 14, 2018 7:00 pm

Overview:

The United States Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps is the only unit of its kind in the armed forces, and is part of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). The Fife and Drum Corps is stationed at Fort Myer, VA.

The musicians of this unit recall the days of the American Revolution as they perform in uniforms patterned after those worn by the musicians of General George Washington's Continental Army. Military musicians of the period wore the reverse colors of the regiments to which they were assigned. The uniforms worn by the members of the Corps are dated circa 1784, and consist of black tricorn hats, white wigs, waistcoats, colonial coveralls, and distinct red regimental coats.

Free event. Contact Phone Number: 757-251-2752

Location:

Fort Monroe National Monument
Fort Monroe
Continental Park
Fort Monroe, VA 23651
(757) 722-FORT3678

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