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Browsing items in: Broadside Verses Collection - Enoch Pratt Free Library

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    • Hark! The summons/Southern sentiments

    • Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Big Bethel, Battle of, Va., 1861; Broadsides; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; Seward,...
    • Document containing two broadsides: the first is entitled "Hark! The Summons," and the second is entitled "Southern Sentiments." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a...
    • Down trodden Maryland

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the third revised edition of the broadside entitled "Down Trodden Maryland." Privately printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "N. G. R." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist),...
    • Ellsworth's avengers

    • Broadsides; Ellsworth, E. E. (Elmer Ephraim), 1837-1861; Hudson, A. L.; Potomac River; Political ballads and songs; Thompson, H. S. (Henry S.); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the first four stanzas of the broadside entitled "Ellsworth's Avengers" with words by H. S. Hudson, sung to the tune "Annie Lisle" by H. S. Thompson. This broadside is a tribute to the Union Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth, who was...
    • William Price

    • Baltimore (Md.); Political ballads and songs; Price, William, 1794?-1868;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "William Price" sung to the tune "John Todd." The speaker of this Confederate broadside asks William Price why he, as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates in 1861-1862, sponsored the "Treason Bill"...
    • White wings

    • Broadsides; Love songs; Minstrels;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "White Wings" from the 1884 song written by (William) Banks Winter (1857-1936) and sung by J. P. O'Keefe of Thatcher, Primrose, and West's Minstrels. This broadside lists Otto Sutro & Co. of No. 207 W....
    • Wells and McComas funeral and monument song

    • Broadsides; McComas, Henry G., 1796-1814; Monuments; Political ballads and songs; United States History War of 1812; Wells, Daniel, 1795-1814;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Wells and McComas Funeral and Monument Song, Baltimore, September 13, 1858," sung to the same tune as the "Star-spangled Banner." This broadside tells the story of Daniel Wells and Henry G. McComas, two...
    • We'll be free in our Maryland

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Broadsides; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861; Confederate States of America; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Holtz, Robert E.; Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Lincoln, Abraham,...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "We'll Be Free in Our Maryland" written by Robert E. Holtz (not shown) and sung to the tune "Gideon's Band." This broadside proclaims that when the "boys down south in Dixie's land" join together, they...
    • We never speak as we pass by

    • Broadsides; Egerton, Frank; Ford's Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Love songs; Williams, Gus, 1847-1915;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "We Never Speak as We Pass By" from the 1882 song written by Frank Egerton, as sung by Gus Williams at Ford's Theatre (originally Ford's Grand Opera House) in Baltimore, Maryland. This broadside tells the...
    • Volunteers to the "Melish"

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Estres, William C.; Flags; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Volunteers to the 'Melish'," written by William C. Estres. Printed by R. M. Chambers in Baltimore, Maryland during the Civil War, this broadside tries to raise Confederate recruits, first by teasing, then...
    • Victory at last

    • Broadsides; Heaven; Hymns; Religious poetry;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Victory at Last," containing the words of a Christian hymn. The hymn portrays Christians as soldiers in Christ's army ("our Saviour is our Captain"). With the world as their battlefield, the Bible as...
    • Two orphans!

    • Braham, David, 1838-1905; Broadsides; Downey, P. J. (Peter J.), b. 1854 or 5; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Two Orphans!" written by P. J. Downey and sung to the tune "Over the Hill to the Poor House" composed by David Braham. This broadside, it is believed, tells the tragic story of the fire that occurred on...
    • True Union ladies of Maryland

    • Broadsides; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "True Union Ladies of Maryland," a poem sung to the tune "Maryland, My Maryland" (i.e., "Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum"). This broadside tells of the frustration that many Maryland women, especially "True Union...
    • To the Maryland sons of revolutionary sires!

    • Broadsides; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "To the Maryland Sons of Revolutionary Sires!" sung to the Robert Burns tune "Old Lang Syne." This broadside calls on those Maryland sons whose forefathers fought in the Revolutionary War to take up arms...
    • There is life in old Maryland yet

    • Broadsides; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861; Confederate States of America; Flags; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "There Is Life in Old Maryland Yet" written by "Cola" (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist). Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War, this broadside employs a refrain...

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