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    Pair of Civil War Songsheets A pair of wonderful, hand-colored songsheets: Darkey Conscript by Charles Magnus and Kitty Wells by S. T. Gordon. Great lyrics: "Now white folks I hope you take no offence, This war was for the Union when it first commenced. But now it is played out like an old hack. All they think of is the mighty Greenback." As expected, some passages are quite racist: "There's Greeley, he wants the niggers free..." The Magnus is pristine; mounting remnants at corners of other from verso, one ragged edge.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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