For the dear old flag I die! /
poetry by George Cooper ; music by Stephen C. Foster.
|Main Author:||Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864.|
|Related Names:||Cooper, George 1840-1927.|
New York (No. 481 Broadway, New York) : Horace Waters ; ©1863.
[Probable 1st ed.].
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First line of chorus: For the dear old flag I die.
First line of text: For the dear old flag I die.
Price mark 2 1/2 in eight-pointed star.
"Warren, Music Stereotyper, 43 Centre."
Ornamental red and blue border on title page.
Advertisement on p. : "New Music Just Issued By Horace Waters, 481 Broadway, N. York."
Verses 2-3 printed as text on p. 5.
"The last words of a brave little drummer boy who was fatally wounded at the battle of Gettysburg."
The music, in the Key of F, is a vocal solo with a refrain for four mixed voices and with piano accompaniment.
1 score (, 4-5,  pages).
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