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    [Mexican War]. Sheet Music: "The Dying Soldier of Buena Vista," 1849. Nine pages, 10" x 13.25". Printed on title page: "The Music Composed and most respectfully dedicated to his honor Charles J. McCurdy, Lieutenant Govenor [sic] of Connecticut by Orramel Whittlesey, of Salem Conn. Words by Col. Henry Petrikin." Top wrapper features a lithograph of a dying U.S. soldier lying a. Very minor staining with a few penciled notations within the music staffs.

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    September, 2013
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