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Crouch, Frederick Nicholls (fl. 1892) Civil war campfire song lyrics.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08322 Author/Creator: Crouch, Frederick Nicholls (fl. 1892) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: 21 May 1892 Pagination:

Summary of Content: Fair copy of lyrics for popular Civil War campfire song, "Kathleen Mavourneen"


Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryMusicWomen's History

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