Music Resources & Other Links


MUSIC RESOURCE LINKS

William Nevins, Army Regulations for Fife, Drum and Bugle http://www.fifedrum.org/resources/music/nevins/  (adopted by Field Music 1st PRVC/Venture Crew 1861)

Bruce and Emmitt Fifer's and Drummer's Guide http://www.fifedrum.org/resources/music/be/ 
 
Col. H. C. Hart's New and Improved Instructor For The Drum   http://www.fifedrum.org/resources/music/hart
 
 
Sheet music at Village Volunteers Fife & Drum Corps http://www.vvfdc.org/sheetmusic.php 
 
US Army 3rd Regt, “The Old Guard” Fife and Drum Corps http://www.army.mil/fifeanddrum  

Fife and Drum.org --more FDC music resources than you can imagine http://www.fifedrum.org  

Vic Firth has a good drum rudiment tutor online http://www.vicfirth.com/education/rudiments.php

Music Resources - The National Civil War Field Music School  http://nationalcivilwarfieldmusicschool.com/music_resources.html

 

 

AFFLIATED ORGANIZATIONS & FRIENDS

1st Reg't, United States Volunteers (USV) -our affiliated reenactment organization http://www.usvolunteers.org/

Penna Reserve Volunteer Corps (PRVC, Inc.)- our home PRVC reenactment organization found on this website (navigation bar at left)

Patriot Daughters of Lancaster: Civil War Ladies Aid Society - as part of the Lancaster Co.Civil War Living History Association, this group sponsored our first activities as reenactors. Patriot Daughters can be found on this website (navagation bar at left)

American Living History Education Society (ALHES) -- GBPA affliated group providing living history and management for the GBPA Daniel Lady Farrm in Gettysburg  www.GBPA.org  

Penna Reserves Historical Association  https://www.facebook.com/PAReserves/  (a project begun by PRVC, Inc. --August Marchetti, historian and webmaster)

Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association (GBPA) - home of Gettysburg's Historic Daniel Lady Farm and BSA Venture Crew 1861's chartering organiztion (a 501c3 nonprofit organization) http://www.gbpa.org/ 

The Company of Fifers and Drummers http://companyoffifeanddrum.org 

Boy Scouts of America, New Birth of Freedom Council   http://newbirthoffreedom.org/

Boy Scout Troop 53 Maytown PA- previous home of the FDC www.Patroop53.org

James R. Beeghley, Ed.D. --friend and fifer--  "Teaching the Civil War with Technology"  webpage & blog http://www.teachthecivilwar.com/ 

Donald Heminitz, Venture Crew 53 Fife Instructor Emeritus http://ancientfifeanddrum.com  

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Camp19-- supporters of ours http://www.pasuvcw19.org/

Vince Slough -- friend and supporter-- "Lancaster at War" webpage and blog  http://www.lancasteratwar.com/ 

 

 

SEE US ON  facebook  

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Civil-War-Field-Music-1st-PRVC/106482019389400 

  

 

 SOME OF OUR VENDORS

The Regimental Quartermaster Steinwehr Avenue Gettysburg PA;   www.regtqm.com    717-338-1850

 

The Homefront Gettysburg Sutler Village Shops, 777 Baltimore St Gettysburg, PA 17325; (717) 338-1776  ~1st PRVC Field Music Discount~   www.homefrontgeneralstore.com/ 

 

Federal Infantry Trousers by Chris Sullivan -Schuylkill Arsenal pattern - and great consignment items

Stony Brook Company, Oswego NY  www.stonybrookcompany.com   

 

Canteens & tinware by Axel Ulrich, Hellam PA (authentic, handmade and safe)

stamped “A Ulrich” available at many quality sutlers; also on facebook: Ulrich's Tin Shop

 

Period correct material by Pat Kline we use for canteen covers and table coverings etc

Family Heirloom Weavers, Red Lion PA   www.familyheirloomweavers.com

 

FIFES: “Model F fifes” and fife cleaning supplies, etc. from Ed Boyle, Phila PA,

Fife sales and useful info at  www.beafifer.com 

 

DRUMS: most of our corps-owed Civil War drums are made by Jim Florance

Florance Drum Company, Honesdale PA  www.florancedrums.com

 

Drum sticks- Cooperman's Connecticut Drummer and Parley models are popular.  Also our source for the student fifes we keep on hand. (Some of our members also own Cooperman's top-of-the-line, rope-tensioned drums )

Cooperman Fife & Drum Co., Bellows Falls, VT  www.cooperman.com

 

As always, 1st PRVC musicians and their families should talk to Mike Cassidy before making expensive purchases; there is a lot of junk out there and we often have a connection to make a quality purchase more affordable.   See our "Uniforms and Instruments" page for more information.