Original Civil War Manuscript MS Lyrics Battle of Cedar Creek October 19, 1864. This is an unusual estate found original Civil War era manuscript with hand written lyrics to a ballad titled Battle of Cedar Creek Oct.
With only the first page of the lyrics, this paper features five stanzas and the chorus. It was written by C. Savage from the 8th Indiana Regiment. The Battle of Cedar Creek was the culminating battle of the Valley Campaigns of 1864. Jubal Early launched a surprise attack against the encamped army of Union Maj.
Philip Sheridan, across Cedar Creek, northeast of Strasburg, Virginia. At the conclusion of this battle, the final Confederate invasion of the North was effectively ended.The Confederacy was never again able to threaten Washington, D. Through the Shenandoah Valley, nor protect one of its key economic bases in Virginia. The stunning Union victory aided the reelection of Abraham Lincoln and won Sheridan lasting fame. Old Early Camped at Fisher's Hill Resolved some Yankee blood to spill He chose his time when Phil. Was gone The Yankee camp to fall upon [CHORUS] Get out of the way says General Early I've come to drive you away from the valley At night like thief he marched his troops around our lef With orders strict unto his boys? A noise While they were on their mission bent We Yanks were sleeping in our tent Until the Rebs with Rushing Volley Warned us to sleep with death and folly Old Early Carried out his plan Surprising Crook and his command Who made not time their lines to form So sudden came the rebel storm Now when the 8th corps all had run Old Early though it jovial fun but General Grover, god bless his name thought he would help to play the game Condition: In overall fair condition. As pictured, there is toning, staining, creases, tears, folds, and losses.
Please examine the images for the best indication of condition. Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 This amazing artifact of the Civil War era will make a wonderful addition to your collection. At Nine Caroline Antiques, we love beautiful and interesting things.
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