Item Details

Epitaph on the United States of America: Here Lie the Mutilated and Disjointed Remains of the Noblest Form of Government Ever Contrived by the Wisdom of Man .

Evans & Cogswell
Format
Book; Broadside
Published
Charleston, S.C. : Printed for distribution amongst their friends by Evans & Cogswell, [1861?]
Language
English
Variant Title
Text begins: Here lie the mutilated and disjointed remains of the noblest form of government ever contrived by the wisdom of man ...
Description
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 48 x 31 cm.
Notes
  • Printed in three columns, within a single thick rule mourning border, with imprint printed above the top border. Other editions were printed at St. Louis and Boston.
  • Lamenting the dissolution of the Union, but defending the Southern position claiming state rights violations by the North.
  • Reference to "an armed invasion" suggests that the epitaph was written after the commencement of the Civil War on April 12, 1861.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Robert and Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2010/2011.
Cited in
Hummel, R.O. Southeastern broadsides, 2445
Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, 5372
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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