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Root, George F. (George Frederick), 1820-1895



  • Existence: 1820-08-30 - 1895-08-06

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

American Civil War Era Sheet Music Collection

Identifier: spe-w00093

Music played an essential role during the American Civil War, both for the soldiers actively fighting and people on the home front. The majority of the sheet music in this collection was published during the American Civil War, by Chicago music publishing companies Root & Cady and H.M. Higgins, featuring composers and lyricists like Henry C. Work and George F. Root.

Dates: 1845 - 1918; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1864