Brave Men Behold Your Fallen Chief.; Music by J.P. Webster.

Chicago, (IL): H.M. Higgins, c1862. Second edition (first published by Higgins the previous year). 4to. 7 pp. Cover lithograph illustration of a patriotic war scene, a memorial to Col. E.E. Elsworth, with his oval portrait at the center. Ellsworth was killed in Alexandria, Virginia, 24 May 1861, after removing a Confederate flag flying over a hotel; "his death, being the first of note in the war, produced a profound sensation throughout the country" (DAB). At head of cover: Tribute to Elsworth [sic]. OCLC locates seven copies of this edition. Thoroughly foxed, a good copy. Disbound. Item #53205

Price: $125.00

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