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William Penn

Keffer Collection of Sheet Music,
ca. 1790-1895

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Topics: Civil War Battles

Music about Civil War Battles in the Collection

Item No.BattleTitleImprintPlate No.Illustration
Box 28
no. 27
Antietam Mother Kissed Me in My Dream : sung by Madame Anna Bishop at her concerts : founded on an incident of the Battle of Antietam / words by George Cooper ; music by J. R. Thomas New York : Wm. A. Pond & Co., 1865 None None
Box 19
no. 16
Bull Run, 1st Genl. Joseph E. Johnston's Manassas Quick March / by Adolphus Brown New Orleans : A. E. Blackmar & Bro., 1861 Bl.64 Portrait of General Johnston / J. Lion
Box 14
no. 5
Fort Donelson (Tenn.) The Battle of Fort Donelson : a musical description : op. 1396 / composed by Charles Grobe Boston : Henry Tolman & Co., 1862 2891 Panoramic view of the capture of Fort Donelson / L. Prang & Co. Lith.
Box 17
no. 1
Gettysburg American Reunion : a song of patriotism and peace / by George W. Putnam Boston : Louis P. Goullaud, 1881 None American flag flying over two graves, one "A Lieut. Colonel in the Confederate Army, aged 28 years, fell at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1863", the other "A Major in the Union Army, aged 27 years, fell at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1863" / G. W. P.
Box 13
no. 57
Gettysburg The Battle of Gettysburg, July 3d, 1863 / arranged for the piano by J. C. Beckel Philadelphia : Winner & Co., 1863 None None
Box 22
no. 1
Gettysburg Be My Mother 'Till I Die / words and melody by Elmer Ruan Coates ; arranged for the piano by Septimus Winner Philadelphia : Winner & Co., 1863 None None
Box 16
no. 11
Gettysburg Break It Gently to My Mother : song and chorus sung by Buckley's Serenaders / words by Mary A. Griffith ; music by Fredk. Buckley Boston : Henry Tolman & Co., 1863 3392 None
Box 16
no. 54
Hampton Roads (Va.) The Last Broadside : Shall We Give Them a Broadside As She Goes? / words by Elizabeth T. Porter Beach ; music by Frederick Buckley New York : Firth, Pond & Co., 1862 5393 None
Box 16
no. 47
Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge (Tenn.) Is Our Banner Still Advancing : song & chorus / [words by] John H. Lozier ; music by C. M. Currier Cincinnati : John Church Jr., 1864 647.3 None
Box 16
no. 107
Murfreesboro (Tenn.) Who'll Save the Left : a battle scene / words by R. Tompkins ; music by Geo. F. Root Chicago : Root & Cady, 1863 282 7 None
Box 14
no. 6
Shiloh The Battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing : April 6th & 7th, 1862 : op. 1402 / musically photographed by Charles Grobe Boston : Oliver Ditson & Co., 1862 21549 Panoramic scene of the Battle of Shiloh / J. H. Buffor's Lith.
Box 19
no. 9
Shiloh The Drummer Boy of Shiloh : as sung by the First Tenn. Concert troupe / arranged for the piano forte by E. Clarke Ilsley Augusta, Ga. : Blackmar & Bro., 1863 None Battlefield scene of a wounded Confedearte soldier helping a drummer boy / B. Duncan & Co. Lith.

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