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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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),...
    • Katie's secret

    • Ambuhl, Edward; Broadsides; Hackelton, M. W. (Maria Williams), b. 1833; Love; Sadness;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Katie's Secret" from an 1863 song written by M. W. Hackelton with music by Edward Ambuhl. In this broadside a young woman named Katie recounts how her perspective of the world has changed now that her...
    • 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...
    • Hurrah for Jeff. Davis

    • Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893; Broadsides; Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861; Confederate States of America; Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889; Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891; Patterson, Robert, 1792-1881; Political...
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "Hurrah for Jeff. Davis" from a song sung to the Scottish tune "Bonnets o' Blue." Written by a "Lady Rebel," these celebratory verses praise Jeff. (Jefferson) Davis, President of the Confederate States of...
    • 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),...
    • 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...
    • God will repay

    • Baltimore (Md.); Broadsides; Confederate States of America; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War poetry, American;
    • Document containing the broadside entitled "God will Repay." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and signed by "H. Rebel," this broadside focuses on the Civil War in Baltimore in 1861 and refers to such notable Baltimore figures as Severn...
    • 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...
    • Hark! The summons/Southern sentiments

    • Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Big Bethel, Battle of, Va., 1861; Broadsides; Burns, Robert, 1759-1796; Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Political ballads and songs; Ridgely, N. G. (Nicholas Greenberry), 1841-1882; Seward,...
    • Document containing two broadsides: the first is entitled "Hark! The Summons," and the second is entitled "Southern Sentiments." Printed in Baltimore during the Civil War and written by "B." (a pseudonym used by Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely, 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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