A watched pot never boils ; A tasty supper ; Drummer boys ; Played out.

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A watched pot never boils ; A tasty supper ; Drummer boys ; Played out. LOC Summary: Four vignettes showing army life at periods of rest. In the first, a young African American soldier has fallen asleep next to pot which has fallen off the campfire ; the second shows a group of men seated around a campfire ; the third shows three drummers at rest, two standing with their drums on their backs and the third seated on his drum ; the fourth shows two exhausted soldiers asleep next to a tree while their detachment marches off into the background. Date Created/Published: ca. 1876. Civil War pictures provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 drawing : pencil.