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  • Subject is exactly "United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music."

Jeffie D. or, the petticoated President, about 1865

Jeffie D. or, the petticoated President, a song. Dated about 1865. This satirical Civil War song, “Jeffie D. or, the petticoated President,” is sung to the melody of “Yankee Doodle.”

Pity the sorrowful : a poem, between 1860 and 1875

Pity the Sorrowful, a poem. Dated between 1860 and 1875. This document includes two works by Maine poet and blacksmith Abner Warren Harmon. The first work, “Pity the Sorrowful,” a poem in eleven stanzas, details Harmon’s debilitating illness that…

Good Templar song : by Rev. C. Shaw

An undated temperance song titled “Good Templar Song” with lyrics written by Reverend C. Shaw. Sung to the melody of Henry Clay Work’s Civil War song “Marching Through Georgia.”

"We Swear to be True to a Brother"

An undated Masonic Civil War ode by Rob Morris entitled, "We Swear to be True to a Brother." Intended to be sung. At head of title: "Air - The Flag of Our Union."Published in a slightly different form as "Cherish the Pledge," in Rob Morris's book…