SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI MILITARY BAND 1887

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Title

SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI MILITARY BAND 1887

Description

The Springfield Missouri Military Band of October 12,1887 likely directed by Henry Gehrs. Charles Dumars had been the original director. Gehrs was born in Carlisle, IL in 1847. He married Jane Adams in 1870 and moved his family to Springfield in 1883. Within a year he had founded the Hobart Band which was formed to promote the business interests of a local Spd merchant named "Hobart."

Citation

“SPRINGFIELD MISSOURI MILITARY BAND 1887,” I Remember When : Wayne Glenn, accessed April 16, 2021, http://i-rememberwhen.com/items/show/541.