T.L. Prevette Civil War song lyrics
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T.L. Prevette Civil War song lyrics

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Prevette, T.L.
Title: T.L. Prevette Civil War song lyrics
Dates: circa 1862
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0637

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available on T.L. Prevette. He is not listed in the Confederate roster under the 6th Georgia Infantry, even though the manuscript lists him as a member of this regiment. There is, however, a Joseph S. Prevatt listed in Company E of the 6th Georgia Infantry; he is listed as a musician. It is possible that the name "J.S. Prevatt" was incorrectly recorded as "T.L. Prevette" on the manuscript.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of song lyrics, "The Confederate Flag, Red, White and Blue, air: 'Gum Tree Canoe,'" composed and sung by T.L. Prevette. Co. E. 6th Georgia Regt. It is written on note paper decorated in color with a drawing of Jefferson Davis superimposed on the Confederate flags and crossed cannon.


Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 6th.
Prevette, T.L.
Songs (document genre)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Songs and music.

Administrative Information

Custodial history

Unknown.

Preferred citation

[Identification of item], T.L. Prevette Civil War song lyrics, MS 637, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition information

Gift of Eben F. Perkins, 1953.


Restrictions

Access restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Container List

 
Item 1: "The Confederate Flag, Red, White and Blue, composed and sung by T.L. Prevette. Co. E. 6th Georgia Regt. Air: 'Gum Tree Canoe'", circa 1862 View online.
On note paper decorated in color with a drawing of Jefferson Davis superimposed on the Confederate flags and crossed cannon.