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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

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  • Notated Music

    Linger in blissful repose

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

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

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  • Notated Music

    The song of all songs

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

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Notated Music

    Beautiful rose

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

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • Book

    Defence of Fort M'Henry

    The traditional favorite for first book publication of "The star spangled banner," though three others published that year could make the same claim. This one is accredited as first by most historians. Published in "National songster; or, a collection of the most admired patriotic songs, on the brilliant victories, achieved by the naval and military heroes of the United States of America, over equal ...

    • Contributor: John Gruber and Daniel May - [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814

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  • 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 banner]

    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
  • Book

    Defence of Fort M'Henry

    21 x 17 cm | This is the first printing of Key's poem. B24 in Star spangled books.

    • Contributor: [key, Francis Scott]
    • Date: 1814-09-17
  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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