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Picket of the Potomac

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Title: The Picket of the Potomac.
Cover Title: The Picket of the Potomac: Song.
First Line: All quiet along the Potomac, they say.
Name(s): Hemy, Henri F. (Henri Frederick), 1818-1888, composer
Type of Resource: notated music
Genre: Sheet Music
Date Issued: [1860s]
Publisher: Joseph Williams
Place of Publication: London
Extent: 7 pages
Identifier: FSUML-CSMC-CR11 (IID), Confederate Related 11 (catalog number), The Picket of the Potomac. 4261 (music plate)
Instrumentation: voice
Credit Line: Confederate Sheet Music Collection, courtesy of Warren D. Allen Music Library, The Florida State University
Note(s): "The illustration is copied by permission from C. Napier Hemy's picture, 'The Picket's Off Duty For Ever.'" and "Stanhard & Dixon, Imp." printed below illustration on cover page
"Composed & Dedicated to the Misses Charlton, (Hesleyside.) by Henri F. Hemy. (Pianist to the Right Hon. Lord Ravensworth.)"
"Margaret Jackson" inscribed on verso of cover page with seal
"The Manuscript of the beautiful and touching words of this song was found in the pocket of one of the Confederate Volunteer's, who died in the camp on the Potomac, from a Rifle wound received whilst on 'Picket Duty.' Vide 'Newcastle Daily Journal.'"--from caption, crossed out, with "Words by Shirley A. Fontaine, 1st Virginian Cavalry" inscribed below.
Subject(s): Music -- Confederate States of America
Songs with piano
War casualties -- Sheet music covers
Rifles -- Sheet music covers
Trees -- Sheet music covers
Rivers -- Sheet music covers
Potomac River -- Songs and music
War songs
Library Classification: M2.3 .C61 C6
Held by: Warren D. Allen Music Library
Persistent Link to This Record:
Sublocation: Confederate Sheet Music Collection
Links: Link to Allen Music Library
Owner Institution: FSU