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    • "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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Down trodden Maryland

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the third revised edition of the broadside entitled "Down Trodden Maryland." Privately printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "N. G. R." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist),...
    • Down-trodden Maryland

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; United States--History--Civil...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Down-trodden Maryland" sung to the Charles Dibdin tune "Tom Bowling." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist),...
    • Down-trodden Maryland

    • Broadsides; Confederate States of America; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; United States--History--Civil...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Down-trodden Maryland" sung to the Charles Dibdin tune "Tom Bowling." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, a Baltimore satirist),...
    • Driven from home

    • Broadsides; Hays, Will. S. (William Shakespeare), 1837-1907; Orphans; Peters, J. L. (John L.); Poverty; Songs;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Driven From Home" from the 1868 song written by Will. S. Hays, one of the most prolific and popular songwriters of the 19th century, and published by J. L. Peters of New York. 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...
    • Good bye, Susan Jane

    • Bland, James A. (James Allen), 1854-1911; Broadsides; Haverly, Jack, 1837-1901; Love; Minstrels; Rejection (Psychology);
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Good Bye, Susan Jane." This broadside tells the story of a young man rejected by a young woman named Susan Jane, who says that she has fallen in love with another man. James A. (Jimmy) Bland, one of the...
    • Hark! baby, hark!

    • Braham, David, 1838-1905; Broadsides; Harrigan, Edward, 1844-1911; Harrigan & Hart; Hart, Tony, 1855-1891; Irish Americans; Slavery;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Hark! Baby, hark!" This broadside tells the story of a slave woman who is dying from a whipping she received while trying to protect her child from the cruel blows of her master. Her husband recounts the...
    • Baby's got a tooth

    • Babies; Broadsides; Family; Marriage; Reed, Charley; Teeth; Wannemacher, H.;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Baby's Got A Tooth" from a song written by Charley Reed and arranged by H. Wannemacher (music not included). This broadside tells the story of an eight-month-old baby boy who has just received his first...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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