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

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    • 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...
    • Fourth of July Union song

    • Broadsides; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Fourth of July Union Song" sung to the tune "Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled." (The lyrics to the Scottish tune were written in 1793 by the Scottish poet Robert Burns about the Battle of Bannockburn in...
    • Home again

    • Broadsides; Pike, Marshall S. (Marshall Springs); Reunions; Travel;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Home Again" from the song composed by Marshall S. Pike. This broadside relates how good it feels to be home from a foreign shore, reunited with old friends. Centered between the two words of the title is...
    • 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...
    • Maryland in chains

    • Broadsides; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American; Whitaker, Mary Scrimzeour Furman (Miller), 1820-1906;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland in Chains" written by Mrs. D. K. Whitaker (Mary Scrimzeour Furman [Miller] Whitaker), wife of Daniel K. Whitaker of South Carolina and published in the Richmond Examiner for May 14, 1861. This...
    • Maryland martyrs

    • Broadsides; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Maryland Martyrs." This broadside depicts Marylanders as martyrs imprisoned for speaking out against the oppression sanctioned by the "tyrant [President] Lincoln's nod." The speaker hears the "People"...
    • 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...
    • My Maryland!

    • Broadsides; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder, 1839-1908; Riots; Unionists (United States Civil War); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "My Maryland" sung to the tune "My Normandy" written by Frédéric Bérat. Signed by "W", this broadside is the Unionists' answer to the poem entitled "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall...
    • My Maryland!

    • Broadsides; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder, 1839-1908; Riots; Unionists (United States Civil War); United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865;...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "My Maryland" sung to the tune "My Normandy" written by Frédéric Bérat. Signed by "W", this broadside is the Unionists' answer to the poem entitled "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall...
    • Edwin and Mary

    • Broadsides; Love; Songs; United States History War of 1812; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Edwin and Mary." This broadside tells the story of two young lovers, Edwin and Mary, who were torn apart by war. That war was probably the War of 1812, when American merchant ships were being stopped on...

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