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H. De Marsan, Publisher ... No. 60 Chatham Street, N.Y.


Border: Ship (variant). With additional scenes of firemen and soldiers on parade.


Ballad - Roud Number: V417

Title: The green above the red

First Line: I am an Irish hero, that the English ne'er can frighten

Tune: There's whiskey in the jar

Attributation: Composed and sung by Wm. H. Lindsey

Authors:  Lindsey, William H.

Performers:  Lindsey, William H.

Themes:  Fenians


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
45D313: Private soldier
45B51: Military parade, pageant
44A3(+2)(UNITED STATES OF AMERICA): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
45H31: Bombardment
45K13: Fortress
41B511: Firemen


Shelfmark: Harding B 18(219)

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