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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Paradise Township Road Repair Ledger

 Collection — Box 1 folder
Identifier: 003-MS 116
Scope and Contents

Ledger documents labor activities and expenses incurred by Paradise Township, Lancaster County, Pa., for road repairs. ‡b Lists the names of men performing roadwork, the number of days worked and the amount paid for their services. About half of the ledger was used as a scrapbook during the Civil War and includes pasted newspaper clippings of poems and lyrics to songs relating to the Union war effort.

Dates: 1845-1846

The Homespun Dress copyed [sic] by Lewis M. Prall.

 Collection — Box 1 folder
Identifier: MS-107
Scope and Contents

Transcription of lyrics to the Confederate song "The Homespun Dress" by Carrie Belle Sinclair which Private Lewis M. Prall heard sung while at Carver General Hospital in Washington D. C. Prall transcribed his version of the lyrics from memory on Aug. 4, 1864 while in Christiana, Pa.

Dates: 4 August 1864