From The Gettysburg Battlefield To The Appomattox Courthouse


Richmond is Ours! Words by A. J. H. Duganne. Music by Mrs. E. A. Parkhurst. New York: Horace Waters, 1865.

After a long siege, Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the Confederacy, fell to General Grant and the Union Army on 2 April 1865.  The song Richmond is Ours! was issued soon after Union troops captured the city.

Lincoln Collection   Source unknown.