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The Magnet and the Iron: John Brown and George L. Stearns The Stories Behind the Busts

John Brown's Song

Date:
1861
Exhibit Description:
Perhaps the first publication of the text of the "John Brown Song," with the notation at the bottom reading, "From an Original in the Possession of Mr. Abram E. Cutter of Charlestown." Republished in George Kimball, "Origin of the John Brown Song", New England Magazine, vol. 7, no. 4 (1889), 374.
Source:
Wikimedia Commons
Attribution Statement:
Image from Wikimedia Commons
Source URL:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Original-john-brown-words-george-kimball-1890.jpg
Exhibit Tags:
John Brown, Civil War, broadsides, Wikimedia Commons, music, and publications