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    • In the morning by the bright light

    • African Americans; Bland, James A. (James Allen), 1854-1911; Haverly, Jack, 1837-1901; Minstrels; Slavery; Spirituals (songs);
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "In the Morning by the Bright Light." Although some regard the words to this song as a celebration of the end of slavery, that view seems short-sighted. The point of the song is spiritual in nature, with...
    • In the morning by the bright light

    • African Americans; Bland, James A. (James Allen), 1854-1911; Haverly, Jack, 1837-1901; Minstrels; Slavery; Spirituals (songs);
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "In the Morning by the Bright Light." Although some regard the words to this song as a celebration of the end of slavery, that view seems short-sighted. The point of the song is spiritual in nature, with...
    • Maryland

    • Ball's Bluff, Battle of, Va., 1861; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) Siege, 1861; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" and signed by "A." This broadside, told from the view of a Confederate living under martial law in Maryland, reminds fellow citizens that truth and right are on their side and that one day 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...
    • Dying Confederate's last wish

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Death; Soldiers; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Dying Confederate's Last Wish." Signed and/or published by "Maryland," this broadside tells the story of a dying Confederate soldier bidding farewell to his comrades in arms and asking them not to...
    • 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...
    • American star

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Flags; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The American Star" sung to the tune "Humors of Glen." The American Star in this broadside most likely refers to the Confederate flag known as the "Bonnie Blue," a flag which bore a single white star on a...
    • Baltimore boys

    • 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 "The Baltimore Boys" sung to the tune "Limerick." This broadside particularly refers to the Baltimore riot of 1861 in which Confederate sympathizers attacked Union soldiers from the Sixth Massachusetts...
    • Baltimore rebel song

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Flags; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Baltimore Rebel Song." This broadside calls on the boys of the South to rally around the Confederate flag referred to as the "Red and White," and compares the American Civil War to the American War...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hurrah for the flag of the free!

    • Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814; Broadsides; Flags; Patriotism; Political ballads and songs; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Hurrah for the Flag of the Free!" These verses are about the American flag, most likely the Star-Spangled Banner with fifteen stars for the fifteen states that was unfurled over Fort McHenry in Baltimore...
    • Maryland

    • Broadsides; Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832; Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; May, Charles Augustus; Mexican War, 1846-1848; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder,...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" from the poem "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall, a Baltimorean living in Louisiana at the start of the Civil War. According to an account published in the "The [Baltimore]...
    • Maryland

    • Broadsides; Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832; Confederate States of America; Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Randall, James Ryder, 1839-1908; Riots; United...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Maryland" sung to the tune "My Normandy" written by Frédéric Bérat. The verses of this broadside are from the poem entitled "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall, a Baltimorean living...

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