1. Curated Grouping:
  2. The Emancipation Proclamation

The President's Emancipation March

Creator:
George E. Fawcett, Root & Cady
Location:
Illinois, Cook County, Chicago
Origin Date:
1862
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0038
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, "The President's Emancipation March." The cover is plain with a simple black line border centered on the cover. The title is printed in large, black-shaded lettering at a horizontal angle. "Dedicated to Abraham Lincoln A foe to Tyrants, and My Country's Friend" is printed in smaller lettering above the title. Above this is a poem stanza attributed to "Whittier." 5 p. of music For piano Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.