Sheet music, 13 1/4" x 10 1/4" 55 pp complete. Illustrated lithograph cover of the orphaned children of Amos Humison of the 154th N.Y. Volunteers. Full story on the first page of how , after the Battle of Gettysburg, a dead soldier was found on the battlefield holding an ambrotype of three children. The soldier's name was a mystery; and copies of the photograph was circulated on hopes of locating the family, and in the same time, sales of the photograph would aid in the support and education of those children. After some time, the widow was indeed found. The net proceeds of this music were also reserved for the support of the children. A scarce and desirable item, overall fine condition.
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