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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • In Maryland, my Maryland!

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Bradford, Augustus W. (Augustus Williamson), 1806-1881; Broadsides; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Flags; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "In Maryland, My Maryland." This broadside, the Union answer to the Confederate poem entitled "Maryland, My Maryland" written by James Ryder Randall, claims Union soldiers are true soldiers just like...
    • "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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Darling Nelly Gray

    • Broadsides; Hanby, Benjamin Russel, 1833-1867; Love songs; Political ballads and songs; Slavery;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Darling Nelly Gray" (also spelled "Nellie Grey"). A young man talks about the time he spent on a Kentucky shore, rowing in his canoe and strumming his banjo for his beloved Nelly Gray. As the song...
    • Debt

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Death; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "The debt." This broadside recounts the debt that the men of Maryland who supported Southern views owe to those who betrayed them and insulted their families, threw them into prison, and fought against...
    • Listen to the Oriole bird

    • Bereavement; Broadsides; Love; Milburn, Richard James; Songs; Winner, Septimus, 1827-1902;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Listen to the Oriole Bird" sung to an 1855 song entitled "Listen to the Mocking Bird" composed and published by Septimus Winner, with credit for the tune given to African American Richard Milburn (born...
    • 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]...
    • Star-spangled banner

    • Broadsides; Flags; Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843; Star-spangled banner (Song); Political ballads and songs; United States History War of 1812; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Star-Spangled Banner." This broadside contains the verses to the poem written by Francis Scott Key who was inspired by the sight of the American flag flying over Fort McHenry in Baltimore harbor after a...
    • 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...
    • Rex (theatre) program

    • Baltimore (Md.); Motion picture theaters; Motion pictures; Programs;
    • Program for the movies "Lady of the tropics" and "The starmaker" showing at the Rex (theatre) in the 4600 block of York Road in Baltimore, Maryland. From October 29 through October 31, 1939, the Rex is scheduled to show "Lady of the tropics," while...

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