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We're Coming Fodder Abraham (We're Coming-'In a Horn')

Creator:
C. T. Beauman, Tripp & Cragg
Location:
Kentucky, Louisville
Origin Date:
1863
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0062
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a piece of sheet music for the song, "We're Coming Fodder Abraham (We're Coming-'In a Horn')." There is an illustration at the center of the cover of a large horn with a troop of African American soldiers marching into to. The title is printed in black lettering in an arch at the top of the cover and is surrounded by decorative scroll detailing. A cord of rope is handing off of the letters of the title and wrapped around the horn. "To the New American Citizens of African Descent" is printed at the top of the cover. "Comic Song. By An 'Intelligent Contraband' " is printed near the bottom of the cover. 1 score (5 p.) For voice and piano. Verses 2-4 printed as text on p. 5. First line of text: We're coming Fodder Abraham. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.