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Songsheet 1 - The drummer of Antietam
Songsheet 1 - The drummer of Antietam
TitleSongsheet 1 - The drummer of Antietam
Lyricist(s)Johnston, Eugene
Published byCharles Magnus & Co.
AirLast rose of summer
Date written186-?
Physical Dimensions20 x 13 cm
Subject(s)United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Songs and music
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, Juvenile--Songs and music
Place of PublicationNew York, NY
Object TypeSongsheet (broadside)
Historical InformationSongs about the deaths of child drummers constitute a sub-genre of anti-war/pacifist songs that were very popular during the war. (From: Music of the Civil War Era by Steven H. Cornielius. Greenwood Press, 2004. p. 60-62.)
IllustrationThree colors; Depicts the advance guard cavalry on the move near Alexandria, VA
TypeStill Image
Formatjpeg
RightsFor digital rights and permissions, see http://www.siue.edu/lovejoylibrary/about/digital_rights_and_permission.shtml
CollectionAmerican Civil War Collection (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
Languageeng
Date Digitized2008
ProvenanceOwned by Richard L. Millett.
Image IDACWC0011
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