“Gen'l Morgan's Grand March”

“Gen'l Morgan's Grand March”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song, “General Morgan’s Grand March.” The song was written and composed by CL. Peticolas, and published by George Dunn & Company of Richmond, Virginia in 1864. The song was extolling General John Hunt Morgan’s raid into Indiana and Ohio in 1863. While a sensational story, the excursion did not significantly impact the Union’s ability to wage war, and was a tactical loss for Morgan. The song was dedicated to the Officers and Privates under Morgan’s command, and interestingly the sheet music was entered “in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the Confederate States of America.”
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Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
Date made
Peticolas, C. L.
Geo. Dunn & Co.
place made
United States: South Carolina, Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 11 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Civil War
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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