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Murray, Kentucky 42071

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“Nobody Hurt!” Broadside

Collection Title: “Nobody Hurt!” Broadside


Series Number: MS10-50


Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on June 21, 2010.


Date Listed: June 21, 2010


Date Span: 1861


Size of Collection: 0.10 linear feet.


Number of Boxes: 1 legal size file folder; 1 item.


Type of Material: Broadside.


Condition of Material: Fair with minor tears and foxing due to aging and improper storage.


Arrangement: Chronological arrangement.


Biographical / Historical Information: The Alabama Beacon of Greensboro, Alabama published broadsides prior to and during the American Civil War.


Scope and Content: Collection consists of a broadside titled “Nobody Hurt!” published on July 29, 1861 by the Alabama Beacon of Greensboro, Alabama in response to the Confederate victory at the Battle of Manassas. The broadside contains lyrics to a song sarcastically denouncing President Abraham Lincoln and the Yankee invasion of the South.


Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Broadsides – United States – Alabama.

Printed ephemera – United States – Alabama.

Confederate States of America – Poetry.

War poetry, American – Southern States.

United States – History – Civil War, 1861-1865 – Literature and the war.

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