Item #1367 Flash every Sabre bright. Civil War Song Sheet, Robert Johnson.
Flash every Sabre bright
Flash every Sabre bright
Union Civil War Song Sheet with Richmond Scene
[Civil War Song Sheet] Johnson, Robert

Flash every Sabre bright

New York: Charles Magnus, 1864. Hand-colored lithograph headpiece. Single leaf approximately 5" x 8" Near fine condition with a small chip to top right corner.

Patriotic Union Civil War song sheet with three verses, beginning:

"Draw comrades draw the bright sabre again,
Let the crack of rifle for ever be heard..."

The hand-colored headpiece is a view of the City of Richmond from across the James River, with the Confederate Capitol prominently in the center (Magnus 61, per Wolf).

Charles Magnus was a German immigrant printing entrepreneur who produced city views as well as views of camps and hospitals during the Civil War. He is well known for his postal covers and song sheets as well.

Ref. WOLF 656.

Item #1367

Price: $75

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