Manuscript Collection

Civil War Song - Accession 56 - M26 (38)

Title

Civil War Song - Accession 56 - M26 (38)

Authors

Civil War

Files

Identifier

Accession 56 - M26 (38)

Inclusive Dates

1860s

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

3 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

The Bonnie Blue Flag is an 1861 marching song associated with the Confederate States of America. The words were written by the Ulster-Scots entertainer Harry McCarthy, with the melody taken from the song "The Irish Jaunting Car". The song's title refers to the unofficial first flag of the Confederacy.

Scope and Content Note

The Civil War Song consists of a photocopy of handwritten lyrics of the American Civil War song entitled, “The Bonny Blue Flag”. This document was produced in the 1860s.

Provenance

The Civil War Song was donated by Pam Trotter on August 9, 1976.

Keywords

American Civil War, Songs, American Patriotic Songs, Lyrics

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Civil War Song - Accession 56 - M26 (38)

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