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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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]...
    • I carry along! The despot's song!

    • Broadsides; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Ticknor, Francis Orray, 1822-1874; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "I Carry Along! The Despot's Song!" Written by Francis Orray Ticknor under the pseudonym "Ole Secesh." (i.e., an old secessionist), this broadside proclaims a Confederate view of Abraham Lincoln in which...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Little rosebud

    • Broadsides; Brockway, W. H. (William H.), d. 1888; Reunions; Smith, Dexter, ca. 1842-1909; Travel;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Little Rosebud," from a song written by Dexter Smith (1838-1909) with music by W. H. Brockway (1834/35-1888). This broadside tells the story of a man who leaves the woman he loves (the "rosebud" of the...
    • Song of the Baltimore rebels

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Broadsides; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861; Hessians; Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885; Political ballads and...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Song of the Baltimore Rebels" sung to the R. Bishop Buckley tune "Wait for the Wagon." This Confederate broadside brags about the outcome of the First Battle of Bull Run near Manassas, Virginia, where...
    • Song of the Baltimore rebels

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Broadsides; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861; Hessians; Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; McDowell, Irvin, 1818-1885; Political ballads and...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Song of the Baltimore Rebels" sung to the R. Bishop Buckley tune "Wait for the Wagon." This Confederate broadside brags about the outcome of the First Battle of Bull Run near Manassas, Virginia, where...

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