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

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    • "I left New Kent Court-house, all in the month of May"

    • Broadsides; Flags; Peninsular Campaign, 1862; Pennsylvania--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing an untitled broadside beginning with the words "I left New Kent Court-house, all in the month of May." This broadside, written by Edwin Rosell of Company G of the 52nd Pennsylvania Volunteers (known originally as "The Luzerne...
    • Little footsteps

    • Bereavement; Broadsides; Children and death; Songs;
    • Document containing the 5th edition (shown top center) of the broadside entitled "Little Footsteps," a 1868 ballad composed by J. A. Barney with lyrics by M. B. Leavitt (not shown). This broadside is a lament on the loss of a small child, the...
    • Violet from mother's grave

    • Bereavement; Broadsides; Fox, Will H.; Holliday Street Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Kelly, J. J.; Minstrels; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "A Violet From Mother's Grave" from the song written by Will H. Fox. This broadside tells of the loss a man feels for his family, who have all died, and of the flower he carries with him that provides...
    • Violet from mother's grave

    • Bereavement; Broadsides; Fox, Will H.; Holliday Street Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Kelly, J. J.; Minstrels; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "A Violet From Mother's Grave" from the song written by Will H. Fox. This broadside tells of the loss a man feels for his family, who have all died, and of the flower he carries with him that provides...
    • All spice; or, spice for all

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "All Spice; or, Spice for All" and written by "Cola" (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist). Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War, this broadside derides the North and...
    • Appeal to the South

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "An Appeal to the South" and signed by "H.", "A Daughter of Dixie." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War, this broadside calls on Southerners to take up arms and defend themselves against the tyranny...
    • Baby's got a tooth

    • Babies; Broadsides; Family; Marriage; Reed, Charley; Teeth; Wannemacher, H.;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Baby's Got A Tooth" from a song written by Charley Reed and arranged by H. Wannemacher (music not included). This broadside tells the story of an eight-month-old baby boy who has just received his first...
    • Baltimore boys' own

    • Baltimore (Md.); Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Jones, Edward Franc, 1828-1913; Riots; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Baltimore Boys' Own" sung to the tune "Charley Cole." This broadside is a call to the sons of the South to take arms against their Northern foes. It particularly refers to the Baltimore riot of 1861 in...
    • Call me back again

    • Broadsides; Dreams; Hagans, G. W. (George W.); Hendrickson, W. D. (William D.); Hennig, O. E. (Otto E.); Oliver Ditson & Co.; Unrequited love;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Call Me Back Again" from a song written by O. E. (Otto E.) Hennig with music by D. W. (correct initials are W. D. for William D.) Hendrickson, copyrighted in 1881 by G. W. Hagan (correct name is George W....
    • Call me back again

    • Broadsides; Dreams; Hendrickson, W. D. (William D.); Hennig, O. E. (Otto E.); Unrequited love;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Call Me Back Again" from a song written by O. E. (Otto E.) Hennig with music by W. D. (William D.) Hendrickson (latter information not provided on this sheet). Printed by P. J. Dennis of Baltimore,...
    • Camp song of the Maryland line

    • Broadsides; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Camp Song of the Maryland Line," a song more familiarly known as "Gay and Happy." Published in Baltimore by R. M. Chambers during the Civil War, this broadside became the camp song for Confederate...
    • Climb up, climb up

    • Broadsides; Emmet, J. K. (Joseph Kline), 1840-1891; Songs; United States;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Climb Up, Climb Up." The text, written in the phonetic rendering of a German accent, relates the life of a mountain guide who leads male and female travelers on climbs into the mountains. J. K. Emmet...
    • Come, birdie, come

    • Birds in literature; Broadsides; Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907; White, C. A. (Charles Albert), 1832-1892;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Come, Birdie, Come" with Will. S. Hays listed as the author. In this broadside the speaker talks to a bird sitting in a nest nearby, asking the bird to come and live with him in his home. The bird flies...

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