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“The Mockingbird Quickstep”

“The Mockingbird Quickstep”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Mockingbird Quickstep” that was arranged for the piano by J.A. Rosenberger. The song was a quickstep march published by George Dunn & Company of Richmond, Virginia in 1864. Interestingly, this song was published in the South during the Civil War, as the cover notes that the song was entered “by Geo. Dunn in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Confederate United States of America.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
1864
arranger
Rosenberger, J. A.
publisher
Geo. Dunn & Co.
place made
United States: Virginia, Richmond
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/2 in x 9 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
1983.0365.01
accession number
1983.0365
catalog number
1983.0365.01
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

John Adam Rosenberger is my great, great grandfather. He worked for John T. Ford, owner of the famous Ford's theater where President Lincoln was attacked, at a number of his theaters in places like Baltimore and Richmond.

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