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Abraham Lincoln 1864 Campaign Songster Booklet

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Scarce campaign songster booklet issued for Abraham Lincoln's 1864 presidential campaign, 16 pages, 2.75 x 4.25, published in Philadelphia by Mason & Co. The booklet contains the lyrics for "all of the most popular songs," with eleven titles including: "Shout Aloud for Lincoln," "Hoist the Flag for Abraham," and "Hurrah! For Lincoln and Johnson!," to be sung to the tune of 'John Brown's Body,' which would become the 'Battle Hymn of the Republic.' The rear wrapper boasts an advertisement for Lincoln campaign badges, pins, meals, and photographs. In fine condition, with some faint staining and a trimmed bottom edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Presidents
  • Dates: #658 - Ended February 08, 2023