Oh, Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud

A. Sedgwick and William Knox. 1865.

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The small text on this cover show us how Americans began to hear tales of the late president. The practice of people recounting stories of Lincoln’s tastes and activities provided ample material for artistic renderings.

Metadata Details
Item Type Sheet music
Title Oh, Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud
Creator A. Sedgwick and William Knox
Publication Date 1865
Call Number Driscoll, Section 6, Box 150, Lincoln Folder
Location General Collections