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Title:Manuscript music book belonging to Charles Sanderson
Place of Publication:Newton, Massachusetts
Date of Publication:1866 December 29
Sub-group:American Antiquarian Society
Physical Description:1 score (33 pages) ; 20 cm
Contents:Links open individual songs at Internet Archive.
Just before the [illegible] [First line:] Just before the battle Mother:
Just after the battle:
The dying soldier [First line:] Mother, dear, Mother the [day] has seemed long:
Freedom's call [First line:] Borne on the breeze along:
America [First line:] My country tis of thee:
The star spangled banner [FIrst line:] Oh say can you see:
The battle cry of freedom [First line:] Yes we'll rally round the flag, boys:
The wearing of the green [First line:] Oh! Paddy dear, and did you hear:
If a body find a lesson [First line:] If a body find a lesson rather hard and dry:
There's music in hte air [First line:] There's music in the air:
When Johnny comes marching home [First line:] When Johnny comes marching home again hurrah:
The contraband of Port Royal [First line:] Oh praise and tinks the Lord he come:
When this cruel war is over [First line:] Dearest love do you remember:
Union forever [First line:] Yankee soldiers are victorious:
The origin of Yankee Doodle [First line:] Once on a time old Johnny Bull:
The topers lament [First line:] What is a man's most deadly foe? /by A.R.T. :
Come home, Father [First line:] Father, dear Father, come home with me now!:
Columbia, the land of the brave [First line:] O Columbia, the gem of the ocean:
I'd offer thee this hand of mine [First line:] I'd offer thee this hand of mine:
A vesper song [First line:] We are sitting by the cottage door brother:
O wrap the flag around me, boys [First line:] O wrap the flag around me, boys:
The vacant chair [First line:] We shall meet, but we shall miss him:
As we marched through the town [First line:] As they march'd thro' the town with their banners so gay
Girl I left behind me:
O, lassie art thou sleeping:
The Lord of creation [First line:] The Lords of creation men we call:
What's the matter [First line:] See the people turning out:
Uncle Sam's funeral [First line:] 'Twas but little while ago:
He's come to the arms of Abraham [First line:] My true love is a soldier:
The negro boatman's song [First line:] O praise and tanks! de Lord he come:
Kingdom coming [First line:] Say, darkeys, had you seen de massa:
Cousin Jedidiah [First line:] Oh Jacob get the cows home:
The letter in candle [First line:] There's a letter in the candle:
When you and I were young [First line:] I wandered today to the hill, Maggie:
Nancy Lee [First line:] Of all the wides as e'er you know:
The little major:

Subject(s):Music -- Manuscripts.
Popular music -- To 1901.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music.
Patriotic songs.

Notes:Title from inscription on inside cover.
Inscription on inside cover reads, "Charles E. Sanderson, Oak Hill, Newton, Mass. Dec. 29th 1866".
Inscription on page 12 reads, May 8th 1867".
Several hands present in manuscript.

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Item ID:505818
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