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Williams, Thomas (fl. 1863) Hurrah for the Union Flag.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03619.01.03 Author/Creator: Williams, Thomas (fl. 1863) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Printed document Date: 1863 Pagination: 1 p. : ill. ; 26.2 x 22 cm.

Summary of Content: Published in New York City by Charles Magnus. This song contains fourteen verses and a chorus. Includes a color print depicting Union soldiers and two women, possibly symbols of liberty, surrounded by the American flag.

People: Magnus, Charles, 1826-1900
Williams, Thomas, fl. 1863

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesAmerican Flag

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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