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    • Grant, our great commander

    • A portrait of Union Army General Ulysses S. Grant appears at the center of the engraved cover, surrounded by Civil War-related line drawings entitled "Donelson," "Vicksburg," "Lee's Surrender," and "White House Wash'n."
    • 1868
    • Centennial national song

    • A small engraving of rural America with a train, factory, farmers, ships, and workers, is surrounded by a decorative frame of leaves, which lists the names of states and past presidents of the United States. Also pictured are Lady Liberty...
    • 1875
    • continued

    • Begins with ball preparations and her disapointment of some officers' behavior. Next writes of very strong storms in the night. Finally she writes that Morgans men that are behaving badly, and he is "losing character by the way they go on stealing...
    • 1863 February 8
    • Defend your country

    • Color lithograph of Uncle Sam pulling up his shirt sleeves and published "in the interest of National Defense." Uncle Sam stands in front of an unfurled American flag and is ready for a fight. Stamped in bottom right corner: "Strobel's Music Shop /...
    • 1940
    • Long boy

    • Comical drawing in which a soldier with rifle on his shoulder marches off to World War I down a dirt road and leaves in the background mother, father, sweetheart, a dog, and a mule sticking its head out of a barn. American flags are being waved by...
    • 1917
    • Jeff in petticoats: a song for the times

    • Confederate President Jeff Davis is pictured fleeing (in a crinoline dress) from an army camp, holding a dagger as a bonnet flies off his head. A soldier aims at gun at him and a woman in a dress appears to be in distress. Words by George Cooper....
    • 1865
    • Raw recruits

    • Cover depicts caricatures of five African-American soldiers, three with bayonets, one playing a drum, and one holding a sign reading "Raw Recruits, Capt. Dan Bryant." They appear hapless and comically inept. They are lined up in front of tents in...
    • 1862
    • The blue & the gray

    • Cover depicts Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Gen. Robert E. Lee, in uniform, shaking hands, with the slogan "Let us have peace" printed above them. The remains of the battlefield are shown on the ground around them, including cannon, flags, and a drum.
    • 1886
    • Here's your mule

    • Cover features full side view of saddled mule. Beyond the mule are army camp tents. "Here's Your Mule" written in arc across cover. "Comic Camp Song and Chorus by C.D. Benson."
    • 1862
    • Vanderbilt University Waltz

    • Cover has inset photograph of Mabel Lee McFerrin, the song's author, in upper left-hand corner beside title. Inset photograph of the Vanderbilt University Glee and Banjo and Mandolin Clubs is positioned in lower center. Top of cover reads:...
    • 1898
    • I can pick de winner wid my two eyes shut

    • Cover shows a caricature drawing of an African American couple wearing formal clothing. The man is bowing and the woman is curtsying. At right is a tiered cake on a table with a sign reading "Dis cake will be given to de most graceful couple."...
    • 1899

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