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Music

  • Letter fragment, 1864 Jan. 1 item (2 pages). Letter fragment written by a soldier to his wife, lamenting the fact that he has not heard from her for several months. Reverse has printed lyrics to five songs and three union engravings.

 

  • Onward to Victory [Union song], undated manuscript.

 

  • Rally Boys [Confederate song], June, 1862. Copied by F. W. Sedgwick (Parma, MI) from a Missouri lady.

 

  • Sedgwick Family. Papers, 1862-1911. 13 items. Papers include: genealogical information, poetry, a letter, a Confederate song about the Civil War, envelopes, and a cartoon. A 25 page pamphlet by Edward S. Johnson entitled "Abraham Lincoln and his last resting place" is also included. Bio: The Sedgwicks were a family from Connecticut who moved west to Ohio and Illinois in the mid 19th century.

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