Bound Volume of American Civil War sheet music
Bound Volume of American Civil War sheet music
Bound Volume of American Civil War sheet music
Bound Volume of American Civil War sheet music


Bound Volume of American Civil War sheet music

CROWE, et al

Regular price $300.00 Sale

Contains 53 pieces of sheet music, mostly from American publishers of the 1850s, 60s, and 70s, and mostly pertaining to the American Civil War. Two have full colour lithograph covers, eight have black and white illustrated cover pages, many have interesting cover vignettes. Highlights: 1. Crowe's Little Saucy Kate (1870) with chromolithograph cover of a girl on a galloping horse. 14. E. Mack's General Grant's Grand March (1862) has a black & white engraved cover portrait of Grant with his hand tucked in his vest. 23. J. C. Beckel's Ellsworth's Funeral March (1861) has a chromolithograph of a Union soldier leaning on his sword. 31. Francis H. Brown's Minnehaha or Laughing Water Polka (1856) with a cover drawing of an Indian maiden sitting on a rock in a woodland scene with Minnehaha spelled out with Indian weapons and tools. 35. Arthur W. French's While the Silver Tints the Gold (1874) with a cover engraving of a sad-looking old couple. 36. C. A. White's Kiss Me and I'll Go to Sleep (1872) with a sweet cover engraving of a mother and child embracing. 38. C. M. Pyke's Only Speak Kindly to Me (1875) with words by Arthur W. French, has a cover engraving of two lovers embracing. 41. Coming Home, or The Cruel War is Over (1865), with words and music by Charles Carroll Sawyer, has a decorated border. 44. J. H. McNaughton's Mollie Graem (1868) has a snow scene cover of a waiting man writing "Mollie" in the snow. 46. Badarzewska's A Maiden's Prayer (1861) shows a pious woman kneeling in prayer.No. 31, Col. Ellsworth's Funeral March, is about Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth, a friend of Abraham Lincoln, who was commanding officer of the 11th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. He was killed shortly after his regiment began the occupation of Alexandria, Virginia. Noticing a Confederate flag flying above an inn, Ellsworth and three of his men climbed to the roof to cut it down. On their way down, the innkeeper shot Ellsworth through the chest, and was in turn killed by Corporal Francis Brownell.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Various
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: ca. 1850-1875
  • Place Published: Various
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Unpaginated. About 300 p. 35 cm. Brown cloth boards with leather spine. Corners worn. Large chip in front free endpaper. Some foxing, ink stamps, small tears, page repairs.

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