Dance to the Sound of the Guns! Fort Sumter in Sheet Music
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“Fort Sumter Quick Step, Composed & respectfully inscribed to Major Robt. Anderson.” WILLIAM BERGE.
Printed Sheet Music. New York: Firth, Pond & Co., 1861. 7 pp., 3rd ed.
Contemporary presentation inscription at top, “To Carrie Stillwell From Horace V. Knight ΔΚΕ,” possibly Captain Horace V. Knight, 20th Michigan Volunteers.
Representative of the patriotic compositions that were a standard of antebellum life, and which flourished with the outbreak of the Civil War.