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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Songs and music.

View Resource "We'll Sing to Abe Our Song!": Sheet Music about Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Civil War

The latest offering from the Library of Congress (LOC) American Memory Project contains over 200 sheet-music compositions "that represent Lincoln and the war as reflected in popular music." Spanning from 1859 (Lincoln's campaign for President) to 1909 (the centenary of his birth), the sheet-music comes from the renowned Lincolniana collection of Alfred Whital Stern, given to the LOC in 1953. The...