: Jesse B. Gordon of Richwood, Ohio served in Company C of the 27th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (O.V.I.) and Company A of the Mississippi Marine Brigade during the Civil War and compiled this Civil War song book. The book contains only the words to the songs, some of which are illustrated with watercolor and ink sketches. Several songs written by Flora March in 1875 and 1880 have been added to the volume. Four pages of the volume are included here, including the songs "Battle Chorus of the Fifth Ohio," "Welcome to the Fifth Ohio" and "Ladies of the Soldiers Aid Society." The complete volume is 146 pages and measures 11" x 17.5" (27.9 x 44.45 cm). View on Ohio Memory.
: Om1366_1157193_001 Subjects
: Military Ohio; Arts and Entertainment; Civil War; 27th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (O.V.I.); 5th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (O.V.I.); Music; Songbooks Places
: Richwood (Ohio); Union County (Ohio)