"Words and music by Geo. F. Root."--p. , Publisher's plate #420-3., With advertisement for Mason & Hamlin cabinet organs and additional music on p. ; advertisement for Root's The musical curriculum on p. ; advertising matter varies with other copies., For voice and piano, with chorus (SATB) for the refrain., First line of text: In the prison cell I sit., First line of refrain: Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys are marching., T.p. has title set within an oval, surrounded by various scenes of war illustrating 5 other Civil War song titles; signed: Copcutt -Williams sc., Library Company copy inscribed: Compliments of A.D., Digitized by Alexander Street Press for Images of the American Civil War.
Root, George F. (George Frederick), 1820-1895, cmp
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For voice and piano., Attributed to Septimus Winner in: Biographical dictionary of American music / Charles Eugene Claghorn, p. 480; work has also been attributed to Tony Emmett., Verses 3-5 printed on p. 5; bottom of page is signed: Clayton., "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by Firth, Pond & Co. in ... the Southn. Dist. of N.Y.", Title page illustration is lithograph depicting caricatures of African American soldiers in assortment of uniforms, one holding a standard labelled "Raw recruits, Capt. Dan Bryant"; signed: Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway, N.Y., First line of text: first line: Some years ago I suppose you know., First line of chorus: And when he comes here to interfere., Publisher's plate #5206., Digitized by Alexander Street Press for Images of the American Civil War.
Winner, Septimus, 1827-1902, cmp
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