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Colonel Baker's Funeral March

Creator:
Oliver Ditson & Co., J. W. Turner
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1861
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0233
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, “Colonel Baker’s Funeral March.” The cover is plain with an illustration at the center of Colonel Edward Baker. The illustration is surrounded by a decorative oval frame. “In Memoriam” is printed above the illustration. The title and publishing information is printed below the illustration. Friend and political associate of Abraham Lincoln, Colonel Baker died at the Battle of Ball's Bluff on October 22, 1861. 5 p. of music. For piano. Lithograph by J.H. Bufford. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.