"The Battle of Buena Vista"

"The Battle of Buena Vista"

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “The Battle of Buena Vista,” composed Charles Grobe. It was published by G. Willig Jr. in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847. This is a “descriptive Fantasie,” written for the piano was dedicated to Major General Zachary Taylor. The Battle of Buena Vista (1847) was a battle fought during the Mexican American War (1846-1848).
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Object Name
Sheet Music
Object Type
Sheet Music
date made
1847
music publisher
G. Willig Jr.
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 33 1/2 in x 26 in; 85.09 cm x 66.04 cm
ID Number
1983.0693.06
accession number
1983.0693
catalog number
1983.0693.06
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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