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  • Notated Music

    There's no North or South today

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Howley, Haviland & Dresser - Dresser, Paul
    • Date: 1901

    Look inside: 9 results

  • Notated Music

    Linger in blissful repose

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Pond & Co. - Foster, Stephen Collins
    • Date: 1858

    Look inside: 6 results

  • Notated Music

    The song of all songs

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: D. S. Holmes - Foster, Stephen Collins
    • Date: 1868

    Look inside: 6 results

  • Notated Music

    Sweet emerald isle that I love so well

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Foster, Stephen Collins - Cooper, George
    • Date: 1866

    Look inside: 6 results

  • Notated Music

    Babylon is fallen!

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons Co. - Work, Henry C. (henry Clay)
    • Date: 1862

    Look inside: 6 results

  • Notated Music

    Beautiful rose

    sheet music | 1 score | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons - Work, Henry C. (henry Clay)
    • Date: 1866

    Look inside: 6 results

  • Audio Recording

    When Johnny comes marching home again

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 64 rpm, mono; 7 in. | Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Berliner's Gramophone - [gilmore, Patrick Sarsfield] - Terrill, John
    • Date: 1898
  • Audio Recording

    Battle hymn of the republic

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, mono; 10 in. | Matrix: 5591-C-4-21X. On label: "Baritone and chorus with orchestra." Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Steffe, William - Howe, Julia Ward - Chalmers, Thomas
    • Date: 1917
  • Audio Recording

    Battle hymn of the republic

    sound recording | Sound tape reel: analog, 2 track stereo 7 1/2 ips | Taken from the Marine Band Dream Hour (radio program) recordings, circa 1953. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Steffe, William - U.S. Marine Band
    • Date: 1953
  • Notated Music

    What's de matter, Uncle Sam?

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. D. Russell & Company - Lee, Alfred - Smith, Dexter
    • Date: 1867

    Look inside: 6 results

  • Notated Music

    I'm blind

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Leigh, Wm.
    • Date: 1863

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    We stand beneath our flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. D. Russell & Company - Gounod, Charles - Leslie - Smith, Dexter
    • Date: 1864

    Look inside: 7 results

  • Notated Music

    Angel mother, I'm coming home

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. D. Russell & Company - Lessur, M. J. - Smith, Dexter
    • Date: 1863

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    Our boys in camp

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. D. Russell & Company - Lessur, R. J. - Smith, Dexter
    • Date: 1863

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    The popular refrain of Glory, hallelujah

    sheet music | 4 p. | "As sung by the Federal volunteers throughout the union." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Battle hymn of the republic

    sheet music | 4 p. | Written for the Atlantic monthly. Received by LC in 1890. Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Steffe, William - Howe, Julia Ward
    • Date: 1890

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  • Notated Music

    The John Brown song, or Glory hallelujah

    sheet music | 4 p. | "With new and revised words." Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Steffe, William
    • Date: 1861

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  • Book

    [ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

    manuscript | 1 manuscript photostat, mounted on cardboard | This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content). Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division. Manuscript (Form).

    • Contributor: Key, F. S.
    • Date: 1842
  • Book

    [ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled ...

    1 photostat of newspaper article | Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

    • Contributor: Munroe & French - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814-09-20
  • Notated Music

    The Southern soldier boy

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Geo. Dunn & Compy - Alexander, C. W.
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    The Southron's watchword

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Blackmar & Bro - Glover, Stephen - Bigney, M. F.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Answer to When this cruel war is over

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. C. Schreiner & Son - Schreiner, Hermann L. - Hewitt, John H.
    • Date: 1864

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    Who will care for mother now

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Geo. Dunn & Compy - Thompson, C. F. - Sawyer, C. C.
    • Date: 1864

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    The Bonnie blue flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Macarthy, Harry
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Dixie's land

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Emmett, Dan D. - M, F.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    I'se gwine back to dixie

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: White, C. A.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Carry me back to old Virginny

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Bland, James
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Cross of the south

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Stonewall Jackson's way

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Carolina

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Blackmar, A. E. - , C. A.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Sword of Robert Lee

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Blackmar, A. E. - Ryan, A. J.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Date: 1861
  • Notated Music

    Stonewall Jackson's prayer

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Whaples, A. - Rieves, L.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Conquered banner

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Date: 1861
  • Notated Music

    My old Kentucky home, good-night

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    God save the south!

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Halphin, Earnest
    • Date: 1861
  • Notated Music

    Old folks at home

    sheet music | Music associated with the Confederate side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Foster, Stephen Collins
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Bonny boys in blue

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Marsh - Angelo, H. - Gouger, G.
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    Be true to the Union

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Joseph P. Shaw - Bradish, L. E.
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    Burnham's American anthem

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    Stand by the Union, army song and chorus

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Tolman & Co. - Butler, C. - Adams, W. T.
    • Date: 1861

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    The Sword of Bunker Hill

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard's Sons Co. - Covert - M., D. J. - Wallace, Wm. Ross
    • Date: 1913

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  • Notated Music

    Still float spangled banner

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Cross - Gibbons, J.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Stick together

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Culver, Richard
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    My ole home in Alabama 'fo' de war

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: G. D. Russell & Co. - Danks, H. P. - Rutledge, John T.
    • Date: 1875

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  • Notated Music

    Skedaddle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Danskin, Geo
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Union, a national song

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Deems, J. M. - De Haes Janvier, Francis
    • Date: 1860

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  • Notated Music

    An Ode to Washington (A Song for my countrymen)

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Pond & Co. - Drayton, Henri
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The stripes and the stars, new version of the melody of the ...

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard & Co. - Dressler, Wm. - Proctor, Edna Dean
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Soldier's death song

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Edgeworth, Richard L. - Edgeworth
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Soldier's vision

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Everest, C.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    The Soldier's vision

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Everest, C.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    Stand by the Union

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Russell & Patee - Freedom, S. O. - A. Union
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Strike for the right

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard & Co. - Grannis, S. M. - Blackall, T. E.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    The Soldier's bride

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. C. Peters & Bro - Hastings, R. - Addison
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    The Stolen stars, or Good old father Washington

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. C. Peters & Bro - Hastings, R. - Wallace, Lew
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    Let us have peace

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Tripp & Cragg - Hays, Will S.
    • Date: 1861

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    What will they tell our children when this sad war is o'er

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Hobbs, J. W. - Frodsham, Jennie Seguin
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    Strike for our banner bright! national hymn

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Irving, A. - Miller, Theo. D. C.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    Sweetening for English tea

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Henry Tolman & Co. - Itolani - Jays, Chs
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    Lay his sword by his side

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard & Co. - Kieffer, J. M.
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    Star spangled flag of our land

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Koenigsberg, F.
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    The Joy of freedom

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John Church Jr. - Kuechman, M. - Lynn, Geo
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    The Southern contraband

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Leavitt, M. - Wilder, Frank
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    Brother, when will you come back?

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Stephen Berry - Locke, E. W.
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    That Banner of stars

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John Church & Co. - Meininger, J. C. - Fulkerson, A.
    • Date: 1869

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  • Notated Music

    Save our flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Morris, L. S.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Skedaddle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Molter, John
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    The star-gemmed flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Pond & Co. - Maeder, Ja's. Gaspard - Taylor, Fitch W.
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    A Soldier is my beau

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side p. 5 missing Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John J. Daly - Mahon, John
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    The standard of the free

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John J. Daly - Mahon, John
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    God save the country, a national anthem

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: A. C. Peters & Bro - Marquis, Emanuel
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    The Soldier followed the drum

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Packard, J.
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    The Soldier's burial

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Packard, J. - Packard, M. W.
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    Song for freedom

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. Brainard & Co. - Pease, F. H.
    • Date: 1861

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    Passing down the line

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: W. C. Piatt, Courier Boy - Piatt, W. C.
    • Date: 1916

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  • Notated Music

    Hazel eyed nannie

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: W. S. Mackie & Son - Poulton, Geo. R. - McIntosh, John
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    Dear wife I'm with you once again

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Balmer & Weber - Ray, Frank
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    Just after the battle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Root, George F. (george Frederick)
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    Song for the Union

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Dressler's Music Store - Comfield, Amelia
    • Date: 1861

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  • Notated Music

    Swinging 'round the circle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lyon & Healy - Salis, P. G. - Byers, S. H. M.
    • Date: 1866

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  • Notated Music

    Strike for the flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Preswick & Dudley - Sanders, W. M. - Dudley, Jas. T.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    Is that my mother?

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Miller & Beacham - Stevenson, J. R.
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    To arms! To arms!

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: John J. Daly - Sullivan, Thomas D. - Hayward, J. Harry
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    The Watchword, liberty or death

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side pp. 3 & 4 printed askew Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. Hall & Son - Thomas, J. R. - Morris, George P.
    • Date: 1860

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  • Notated Music

    Wait love until the war is over

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Todd, T. M.
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    Last days of shoddy

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: W. R. Smith - Warden, David A.
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    The Grand rally

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Webster, J. P. - Soule, J. L.
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    Somebody's darling

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Wm. A. Pond & Co. - Weld, Leon C.
    • Date: 1866

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  • Notated Music

    Strike for the flag

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Gounod, Charles - Wetmore, Wm. J.
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    I'se gwine back to dixie

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: White, Smith & Co. - White, C. A.
    • Date: 1874

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  • Notated Music

    Poor kitty popcorn or the soldier's pet

    sheet music | Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Root & Cady - Work, Henry C. (henry Clay)
    • Date: 1866

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    How the soldier talks!

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: M. Gray - Wyatt, John - O'reilley
    • Date: 1864

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  • Notated Music

    Shoulder arms!

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson & Co. - Dunn, C. G. - Zel
    • Date: 1862

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  • Notated Music

    Come back to me mother, or The Blind slave boy's call

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: H. M. Higgins - Abbey, A. J.
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    Sleeping in the valley

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: W. W. Whitney - Abbey, A. J.
    • Date: 1866

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  • Notated Music

    A tear for the comrade that's gone

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Firth, Son & Co. - Abbey, A. J.
    • Date: 1864

    Look inside: 5 results

  • Notated Music

    Somebody's darling

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side no cover Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Abbott, J.
    • Date: 1865

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  • Notated Music

    God! And our native land, a new national anthem

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: Lee & Walker - Adams, A. Lemuel - Thomas, Wm.
    • Date: 1863

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  • Notated Music

    Yes, the flag of our Union shall wave still

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Henry Whittemore - Adamson, Wm. Bell
    • Date: 1865

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