Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
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.