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[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

[ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

[ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

[ Facsimile of Keim manuscript]

This copy of the Star spangled banner was written by Key in 1842 for his friend Gen. George Keim of Reading, PA. (Content) Inscription at bottom: "to Gen. Keim." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings ... more

Union volunteer

Union volunteer

Music associated with the Union side

National march

National march

Music associated with the Union side cover only

Over there
Laddie boy
Taps
Lieutenant General Grant's grand march

Lieutenant General Grant's grand march

cover only Music associated with the Union side

Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Music associated with the Confederate side

The  star spangled banner

The star spangled banner

Item contains an autographed manuscript of "The star spangled banner" in a red leather case. Also included are a portrait of Francis Scott Key, a copy of "The Star Spangled Banner (Second session)", an adverti... more

Columbia the land of the brave

Columbia the land of the brave

Song later became popularly known as "Columbia, the gem of the ocean."

Our flag is there

Our flag is there

Music associated with the Union side

Our Union right or wrong

Our Union right or wrong

Music associated with the Union side

Rule Columbia

Rule Columbia

Music associated with the Union side

Fremont's battle march

Fremont's battle march

Music associated with the Union side

The Union

The Union

Music associated with the Union side

The Watchword, liberty or death

The Watchword, liberty or death

Music associated with the Union side pp. 3 & 4 printed askew

The Union, a national song

The Union, a national song

Music associated with the Union side

Dear land of the south

Dear land of the south

Music associated with the Confederate side

Lincoln grand march

Lincoln grand march

incomplete Music associated with the Union side

Warren guards quick step

Warren guards quick step

Music associated with the Confederate side

Prize banner polka

Prize banner polka

Music associated with the Union side

There's light on the wave

There's light on the wave

Music associated with the Union side

Independent greys waltz

Independent greys waltz

dedicated to Independent Greys of Baltimore Music associated with the Confederate side

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