I once was unknown by the happy and gay (3 vs.) Written and composed by C. Archer; music publ. by Lee and Walker; publ. by permission of the owner of the copyright; cop: 1865, C. Everest, EDPa.; publ. Johnson and Co. 22.1 x 13.9 cm.
White folks, give me your atten- tion, while I sing you a little song (5 vs. and chor.), Variant: a. Title: "Gay Conductor On the City-Railroad-Cars"; As Sung by Lewis Simmons, the favorite banjoist, at the Melodeon, 539 Broadway; [without chorus;] publ. De Marsan (2). De Marsan clown border. 25.2 x 16.2 cm., Variant: b. As sung by Andrew J. Leavitt, the Champion Banjo Soloist; publ. Johnson (2); advs: Cards, Circulars, Bill- Heads, etc., and Sam. Sanford's New Song Books. A-J border [partly cropped]; horses pulling railroad cars. 20.5 x 12.2 cm.
My song is of a nice young man (7 vs.), Variant: a. An Affecting Song on the Sorrowful Death of Peter Gray and Lizzy Anna Querl; publ. De Marsan (2). De Marsan comic heads border. 24 x 16.5 cm., Variant: b. Publ. Johnson (2); adv: Cards, Circulars, Bill-Heads, etc. T.o. border. 24 x 12 cm.
This world's seen many changes, sirs, since it was first created (6 vs.) Air—"Bow, wow, wow." Headed: "Zieber's Popular Editions"; adv. above title: Wholesale agents: T. M. Scroggy (1) and H. K. Logan; by John L. Zieber; publ. Zieber; adv: Buy Yellow Tom
Of Cape May parties you have heard, while some Tacony have preferred (7 vs. and chor.) Air.—Teddy the Tyler. Headed: "Zieber's Popular Editions"; as sung by Mr. Charles Jenkins. T. o. border. 23.7 x 15.4 cm.
There was a sad disaster, alas, 'twas fraught with gloom (7 vs. and chor.) Tune.: "Hard Times come again no more." Written by Ned Buntline [Edward Zane Carroll Judson]; copyright secured; cop: 1856, J. H. Johnson, EDPa.; adv: You will save 25 per cent. by getting your Printing done at Johnson's; print. Johnson (3). T.o. border; woman leaning by tomb. 23.2 x 15 cm.
The old clock stands in the library wall (8 vs.) By B. J. Leedom; with narrative preceding song be- ginning: "This clock was brought over from England by the writer's ancestor in 1862" T. o. border within two double-line borders; clock. 25.5 x 19.5 cm.
The old state house bell, time honored bell (3 vs. and chor.), Variant: a. Published by permission of Stayman and Brothers; printed and sold wholesale at George S. Harris'. Single wavy-line border with ornamental corners. 17.3 x 12.6 cm., Variant: b. With "The" in title; words by G. F. Meeser; music by F. Weiland; music obtained at Stayman and Bro.; Copyright Secured; publ. Johnson (3); advs: Card and Job Printing, and Persons sending Orders for Songs. T. o. border. 21.5 x 11.2 cm.
tell us where, are our gallant soldiers gone (5 vs.) Air: — The Blue Bells of Scotland., Variant: a. Print. A. H. Senseman (2); adv: Handbills, Programmes, Bill-Heads, etc. T. o. border. 24 x 15.5 cm., Variant: b. [As above;] with small figures of guard and soldier with horse. 19.5 x n cm. (cropped)
The world is topsy turvy as ev'ry one knows (5 vs. and chors.) As sung by E. F. Dixey, Esq.; cop: 1864, Sep. Winner, EDPa.; Sep. Winner's Music Store (3); publ. Auner (5). T. o. border. 20.1 x n.8 cm. (cropped)
Hurrah for our brave Pennsylvanians (7 vs.) Air—Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean., Variant: a. Composed by Lieut. Jas. D. Gay, of Philadelphia; Copyright Not Secured; publ. Auner (3). A-J border, seal of Pennsylvania. 22.8 x 13.5 cm., Variant: b. [Without comma after "Columbia" in Air;] Composed by Lieut. James D. Gay, of Philadelphia; formerly a mem- ber of the Ringgold Artillery . . . ; Copy Right Secured. A-J border; seal of Pennsylvania. 23.5 x 14.7 cm., Variant: c. [As above;] but with adv: Sold Wholesale at 300 North 20th St. 21 x 12.7 cm (cropped), Variant: d. [As above, with "Pennsylvanian's" in first line;] publ. for the Union Soldiers by James D. Gay; with four verses. Letter paper; hdpc. Magnus 43 [without figure of man], col. 21 x 13.3 cm., Variant: e. With 6 vs. and chor.; composed, published and sung by James D. Gay; adv: All Of Gay's war songs; [with BATTLE CRY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA RESERVES on recto.] Letter paper; t. o. border. 24.7 x 17.4 cm, Variant: f. Title: "The Union Soldiers' Song"; composed by Lieutenant James D. Gay of Philadelphia; Formerly a member of the Ringgold Artillery . . . ; Copy Right Se- cured; cop: 1861, J. Magee, EDPa. Letter paper; double-line border with motto "Liberty and Union
Ye Frankford Boys attention (5 vs. and chor.) Written by John S. Settle, of Co. I; respectfully ded- icated to St. Marks Union Tent; print. Johnson (2); Copyright Secured. Eagle with flags and musical instruments. 23.3 x 14.8 cm.
I saw in a vision, with glory o'errun (38 lines), Variant: a. Philadelphia, October 7th, 1865; with letter beginning: Samuel B. Fales, Esq. Dear Sir: - The following poem on the Eagle, recited by me last night. . . was suggested by my delightful visit. . . to the 'Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon'. . . [signed] T. Buchanan Read." 27.8 x 21.3 cm., Variant: b. Headed: "Among the beneficent agencies in aid of the great cause which have made Philadelphia pre-eminent [first line ending "pre-";] "Samuel Fales, Esq. Dear Sir: - You have long been known as a lover of Art. . . [signed] T. Buchanan Read. Philadelphia, October 7th, 1865." 25 x 20 cm., Variant: c. [As above, but first line of heading ending "Philadel- phia".] 25 x 20 cm.
A Maiden's tears were streaming (4 vs.) Tune—"The Gascon Vespers." By "Ned Buntline" [Edward Zane Carroll Judson;] dedicated to the Belles of Chestnut Street; adv: You will save 25 per cent, by getting your Printing done at Johnson's; publ. Johnson (3); adv: Cards, Circulars, Bill Heads, etc. T.o. border 22.5 x 13.7 cm.
Now hold your horses, will you (3 vs. and chor.), Variant: a. Title; "Hold Your Horses"; Music obtained of Berry and Gordon; print. Andrews. T. o. border. 22.7 x 15 cm., Variant: b. [As above;] with Astley's imprint added. 24.6 x 15 cm., Variant: c. Publ. Auner and Johnson. T. o. border; stagecoach and four horses. 23 x 10 cm. (cropped), Variant: d. Publ. Johnson (2). T. o. border; stagecoach and four horses. 23.3 x 14.5 cm., Variant: e. Sold by Johnson (3). T. o. border with fleuron corners. 20.2 x 12 cm., Variant: f. Sold by John L. Zieber; Harris, Printer. T.o. border; stagecoach and four horses. 24.2 x 16.8 cm.
Hark! the trumpet calls to duty (7 vs. and chor.) Tune—"Gay and Happy." By T. A' Becket; author of "Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean"; cop: 1861, T.A'Becket, EDPa., Variant: a. Sold at Johnson's (2). Yellow paper; multi-line border. 23.7 x 15.2 cm., Variant: b. [As above;] headed "Fifth Edition". 24.3 x 13 cm., Variant: c. Headed: "Second Edition"; print. Johnson (3). T. o. border. 24.5 x 15 cm., Variant: d. [Without "By T.A'Becket" and copyright;] title: "The Maryland Battle Cry"; with words changed to apply to Maryland. T. o. border; figure of Liberty with scales and sword. 25.7 x 8.7 cm. (cropped), Variant: e. Title: "We Are For The Union"; "As Sung by Our Volunteers"; with comma after "Tune"; 8 vs. and chor.; [without author's name and copyright.] Double-line border. 20.2 x 12 cm.
Mount! mount! and away o'er our borders so wide (3 vs.) Air—I'm Afloat., Variant: a. By James V. Murray; respectfully dedicated to Colonel E.G. Chormann. T. o. border. 21.3 x 13.2 cm., Variant: b. [As above;] yellow paper. 18.2 x 10.6 cm.
Boys just listen while I sing to you a song sir (12 vs. and chor.), Variant: a. With 4th vs. beginning: "Oh! there is Gen. Lee, that scoundrel of a man sir"; composed, published and sung by James D. Gay, of Philadelphia, the celebrated Army Song publisher; for sale at No. 300 North Twentieth...; Cop: 1863, James D. Gay. EDPa. Letter paper; to.o border. 25.1 x 20.1 cm., Variant: b. [As above;] blue ink. 25 x 19.9 cm., Variant: c Title "That's just so!"; 7 vs.; different version after 3d vs.; 4th vs. beginning: "But great glory to our General Pope Sir"; composed and sung by E. V. Andress of Owosso, Mich.; copyright secured; published for the Union Soldiers by James D. Gay. Letter paper; hdpc. Magnus 37a, col. 20.5 x 12.8 cm.
Let the sons of freedom rouse (5 vs.) Headed: "National Statistics. Arranged by M.J. Greene; By M.J.G.; statistics below poem and on verso; cop: 1861, M.J. Greene, EDPa.; print. M'Farland & Thomson. Double-line border; eagle with flag. 20.3 x 12.4 cm.
Come all ye jolly lads and members of Company I (5 vs.), Variant: a. [With words for Col. Ellmaker and Company I;] Com- posed and sung by John Doherty, Comp. I., 119th Reg't P.V., May 12, 1863; Tune: Caroline of Edinburgh Town; print. Johnson (2). T. o. border. 19 x 10.5 cm., Variant: b. [With words for Col. Moore and Company D;] Com- posed and sung by Charles E. Archer, Company D., 73d Reg't P.V., August 20, 1863; Tune: Bummers Drinking on the Sly; adv: New Songs since Aug. 1st, 1863. Bust of Colonel Moore (?). 22 x 16 cm. (cropped)
She meets me at the gate, and never is too late (2 vs. and 2 chors.) Sheet no. 722; music publ. by Chas. W. A. Trumpler; adv: Wanamaker and Brown, Oak Hall Clothing; publ. Auner (5). T. o. border. 24.7 x 14 cm.
See where it lies! while roughest workmen toil (16 vs.) Suggested by its ruins; dedicated to the Managers and Contributers., Variant: a. Double-line border; red ink. 26.5 x 22.7 cm., Variant: b. [As above;] with blue ink. 24.7 x 21.7 cm. c. [As above;] with gold ink on black glazed paper. 26.3 x 23 cm.
Oh! there was an old Sow she had five pigs, igs (snort) igs (whistle) igs (5 vs.) Headed: "Trio"; as sung by Messrs. Osier, Garman and Dettro, of the Fayette Glee Club of Kensington; publ. Johnson (2); adv: Cards, Circulars, Billheads, etc. T. o. border; running pig. 19.5 x 10.5 cm.