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    • 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...
    • Hicksie

    • Broadsides; Hicks, Thomas Holliday, 1798-1865; 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 "Hicksie." The language used in this broadside is reminiscent of the caricatured dialect ascribed to slaves of the pre-Civil War South. "Hicksie" is Thomas Holliday Hicks, the Governor of Maryland at the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Dix's manifesto

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Dix's manifesto" sung to the tune of "Dearest Mae." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B" (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist), this broadside...
    • Southern wagon

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.) Siege, 1861; Political ballads and songs; Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883; United...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Southern Wagon." This broadside is an advertisement to join the Confederacy, the "Southern wagon" of the verses. It mentions Jeff. Davis and Alexander Stephens, president and vice president of the...
    • John Merryman

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Emmett, Daniel Decatur, 1815-1904; Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.); Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.); Merryman, John, 1824-1881; ;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "John Merryman" sung to the Dan Emmett tune "Old Dan Tucker." This broadside tells the story of John Merryman, a Marylander who during the Civil War was arrested and imprisoned without trial at Fort...
    • Our southern flag

    • Broadsides; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861; Flags; Hanby, Benjamin Russel, 1833-1867; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Our Southern Flag" sung to the B. R. Hanby tune "[Darling] Nellie Grey" (also spelled "Nelly Gray"). Written by a "Baltimore rebel," this broadside uses the Confederate flag as a symbol of, and metaphor...
    • Our Union flag

    • Broadsides; Flags; Hanby, Benjamin Russel, 1833-1867; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Our Union Flag" sung to the B. R. Hanby tune "[Darling] Nellie Grey" (also spelled "Nelly Gray"). Written by "a lady of Baltimore," this broadside is an answer to the pro-Confederate broadside entitled...
    • Kingdom coming

    • African Americans; Broadsides; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Minstrels; Slavery; Songs; ; Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1832-1884
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Kingdom Coming" from a song written by Henry Clay Work (music not provided) and published in 1862. This broadside, told in the minstrel's stereotypical African American dialect, relates with wry humor...
    • Retreat of the Grand Army from Bull Run

    • Broadsides; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885; Political ballads and songs; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The Retreat of the Grand Army From Bull Run" written by Ernest Cliftan and sung to the tune "Dear Evelina, Sweet Evelina." Published in Baltimore during the Civil War, this Confederate broadside tells...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • I only had 50 cents

    • Broadsides; Courtship; Devere, Sam; Holliday Street Theatre (Baltimore, Md.); Money; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "I Only Had 50 Cents," a version of the song known as "The Original Fifty Cents" written by Sam Devere (ca. 1842-1907) , a well-known minstrel and, later, owner of his own vaudeville company who performed...
    • Prisoner at home!

    • Broadsides; Flags; Political ballads and songs; Religious poetry; Root, George F. (George Frederick), 1820-1895; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American; Worthington, George F. (George Fitzhugh), d. 1887;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Prisoner at Home!" a poem written and self-published by George F. Worthington (1814-1887), an Episcopal clergyman from Baltimore, Maryland. This sequel to the broadside entitled "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! or...
    • 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...

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