Geo. F. Root

Timeline of works

  • [n.d.]
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    Song Sheet Just Before the Battle, Mother.
    Place & Publisher Charles Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. New York
    Subjects:National emblems--Missouri, Globes, Flags, Soldiers, Farewells, War casualties, Civil War--Union, Battlefields, Mothers & children
  • [n.d.]
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    Song Sheet Just Before the Battle, Mother.
    Place & Publisher n.p.
    Subjects:Soldiers, Farewells, War casualties, Civil War--Union, Battlefields, Mothers & children
  • 1852
    Mary of the Glen.
    Place & Publisher William Hall & Son, 239 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Courtship, Love
  • 1852
    They Sleep in the Dust.
    Place & Publisher William Hall & Son, 239 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Families, Domestic life, Human life cycle, Death, Time
  • 1852
    The Reaper on the Plain.
    Place & Publisher William Hall & Son, 239 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Farms, Horses, Dwellings, Haystacks, Country life, Occupations, Contentment
  • 1852
    The Time of The Heart. Ballad.
    Place & Publisher Wm. Hall & Son, 239 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Time, Youth, Aged persons, Human life cycle, Symbols
  • 1855
    Six Songs by Wurzel. No. 2. The Honeysuckle Glen.
    Place & Publisher Nathan Richardson at the Musical Exchange, 282 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Nature, Love, Death, Graves, Grief, Spouses
  • 1856
    Dearest Spot of Earth To Me is Home. Song.
    Place & Publisher G.P. Reed & Co., 13 Tremont St. Boston
    Subjects:Domestic life, Homesickness, Contentment
  • 1856
    Dearest Spot of Earth To Me is Home. Quartette.
    Place & Publisher G.P. Reed & Co., 13 Tremont St. Boston
    Subjects:Domestic life, Homesickness, Contentment
  • 1857
    There's Music in the Air.
    Place & Publisher Russell & Richardson, 291 Washington St., Successors to G.P. Reed L& Co. Boston
    Subjects:Symbols
  • 1857
    There's Music in the Air.
    Place & Publisher Russell & Richardson, 291 Washington St., Successors to G.P. Reed & Co. Boston
    Subjects:Symbols
  • 1857
    There's Music in the Air.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Symbols
  • 1858
    May of the Valley. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Russell & Richardson, 291 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Seasons, Spring, Nature, Happiness
  • 1859
    Dreaming ever dreaming
    Place & Publisher Russell & Tolman Boston
    Subjects:Clothing & dress Call number
  • 1859
    Scenes of Happiness. Anna's Song in the Operatic Cantata of the Haymakers.
    Place & Publisher J.R. Miller, 229 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Farmers, Carts & wagons, Windmills, Mountains, Farms, Dogs, Children, Couples, Horses, Agricultural equipment, Dwellings, Domestic life, Contentment
  • 1859
    Dreaming Ever Dreaming.
    Place & Publisher Russell & Tolman Boston
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  • 1859
    Dreaming Ever Dreaming.
    Place & Publisher Russell & Tolman, 291 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Women, Clothing & dress, Courtship & love
  • 1859
    Six Ballads by Geo. F. Root (Wurzel). 1. Only Waiting.
    Place & Publisher Root & ady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Farms, Churches, Agricultural equipment, Wheat, Aged persons, Death, Religion
  • 1859
    Songs From Willow Farm. No. 4. Don't You See Me Coming.
    Place & Publisher Russell & Tolman, 291 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Dwellings, Trees, Trails & paths, Country life, Spouses, Families
  • 1859
    Dreaming Ever Dreaming.
    Place & Publisher Russell & Tolman, 291 Washington St. Boston
    Subjects:Portraits, Courtship, Love
  • 1860
    The Beautiful Maiden Just Over the Way. Song with Chorus ad lib.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Courtship, Love
  • 1861
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    The Vacant Chair, or, We Shall Meet But We Shall Miss Him. (Thanksgiving 1861).
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, War casualties, Death, Families, Grief, Campaigns & battles, Patriotism
  • 1861
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    Root & Cady's Patriotic Songs. The First Gun is Fired!
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1861
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    The Vacant Chair, or, We Shall meet but We Shall Miss Him. (Thanksgiving 1861). Eighteenth Thousand.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, War casualties, Death, Families, Grief, Campaigns & battles, Patriotism
  • 1861
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    Root & Cady's Patriotic Songs. The First Gun is Fired!
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1861
    The Vacant Chair, or, We Shall meet but We Shall Miss Him. (Thanksgiving 1861). Fifteenth Thousand.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, War casualties, Death, Families, Grief, Campaigns & battles, Patriotism
  • 1861
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    Root & Cady's Patriotic Songs. The First Gun is Fired!
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1861
    The Vacant Chair, or, We Shall meet but We Shall Miss Him.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Death, Grief, Patriotism
  • 1861
    The Vacant Chair, or, We Shall meet but We Shall Miss Him.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Death, Grief, Patriotism
  • 1861
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    Stand up for Uncle Sam My Boys.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1861
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    The Vacant Chair, or, We Shall meet but We Shall Miss Him.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Death, Grief, Patriotism
  • 1861
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    Root & Cady's Patriotic Songs. God Bless Our Brave Young Volunteers. Song.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Prayers, Soldiers
  • 1862
    Within the Sound of the Enemy's Guns. A Descriptive Song.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Campaigns & battles, Patriotism
  • 1862
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    Oh, Haste on the Battle!
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Campaigns & battles
  • 1863
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    Good Bye! Old Glory! Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Campaigns & battles
  • 1863
    Who'll Save the Left. A Battle Scene.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Battlefields, Patriotism
  • 1864
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    Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!, or, The Prisoner's Hope. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, Prisoners of war, Mothers & children, Homesickness, Homecomings, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
    The Battle Cry of Freedom.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Slavery
  • 1864
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    Just After the Battle. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Eating & drinking, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, Horseback riding, War casualties, Mothers & children, Death, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
    Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!, or, The Prisoner's Hope. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, Prisoners of war, Mothers & children, Homesickness, Homecomings, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
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    The Battle Cry of Freedom.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Slavery
  • 1864
    Just After the Battle. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Eating & drinking, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, Horseback riding, War casualties, Mothers & children, Death, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
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    Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!, or, The Prisoner's Hope. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, Prisoners of war, Mothers & children, Homesickness, Homecomings, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
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    Brother Tell Me of the Battle. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:War casualties, Families, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
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    Just After the Battle. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, War casualties, Mothers & children, Death, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
    Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!, or, The Prisoner's Hope. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, Prisoners of war, Mothers & children, Homesickness, Homecomings, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
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    Can the Soldier Forget? Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Families, Dreaming, Homesickness, Death, Religion, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
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    Just Before the Battle, Mother. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Eating & drinking, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, Horseback riding, War casualties, Mothers & childrens, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
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    Just Before the Battle, Mother. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, War casualties, Mothers & children, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1864
    Kiss Me Mother, Kiss Your Darling. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Deathbeds, Mothers & children
  • 1864
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    Lay Me Down and Save the Flag!
    Place & Publisher Root and Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Campaigns & battles, Courage, Heroes
  • 1864
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    The Battle Cry of Freedom.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Angels, Soldiers, Campaigns & battles, Dining tables, Eating & drinking, Families, Military camps, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Slavery
  • 1864
    The Battle Cry of Freedom.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Angels, Soldiers, Campaigns & battles, Dining tables, Eating & drinking, Families, Military camps, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Slavery
  • 1864
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    The Battle Cry of Freedom.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Slavery
  • 1864
    The Battle Cry of Freedom.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Slavery
  • 1864
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    The Battle Cry of Freedom.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Slavery
  • 1865
    Farewell Father, Friend And Guardian.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Memorial works, Civil war, Patriotism, Assassination
  • 1865
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    On, On, On, The Boys Came Marching, or, The Prisoner Free. Song & Chorus. Sequel to "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp."
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Eating & drinking, Families, Campaings & battles, Guards, Soliders, Love, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1865
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    Starved in Prison.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Dining rooms, Families, Guards, Courtship, Love, Military camps, Campaigns & battles, Prisoners of war, Punishments & torture, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1866
    Songs of the Free Masons.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington Street Chicago
    Subjects:Fraternal organizations, Emblems, Statues, Symbols, Clouds, Lightening, Architectural elements--arches
  • 1866
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    Foes and Friends. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Campaigns & battles, War casualties, Families
  • 1866
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    Glory! Glory! or, The Little Octoroon. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Military life, Military camps, Dining rooms, Eating & drinking, Lutes, Guards, Campaigns & battles, Horseback riding, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Families
  • 1867
    Root & Cady's New Vocal Quartettes.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Sleds & sleighs, Winter
  • 1868
    If Maggie Were My Own! Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Happiness
  • 1869
    Somewhere!
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady Chicago
    Subjects:Courtship, Love, Travel, Absences, Homecomings
  • 1869
    Sing Me To Sleep, Father. Song.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington St. Chicago
    Subjects:Fathers & children, Nostalgia, Love, Death, Lullabyes
  • 1870
    Poverty Flat, or, Her Letter.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady Chicago
    Subjects:Dwellings, Roofs, Pines, Correspondence, Courtship, Wealth
  • 1871
    Hear the Cry That comes Across the Sea! Rallying Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady Chicago
    Subjects:War allies, War relief, France
  • 1871
    Lost and Saved. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher S. Brainard's Sons, 203 Superior St. Cleveland
    Subjects:Children, Sleeping, Lifesaving at fires
  • 1871
    Passing Through the Fire. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady Chicago
    Subjects:Disasters, Religion
  • 1879
    O Blow de Horn! or, De Red Sea Waves. The Negro Exodus.
    Place & Publisher John Church & Co. Cincinnati
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Emancipation, Freedmen, Symbols--Religion, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1884
    Blaine & Logan Republican Campaign Songs.
    Place & Publisher S. Brainard's Sons Cleveland
    Subjects:Portraits--James Gillespie Blaine, Presidential elections, Maine
  • 1884
    Popular Marches, Battle Pieces, Etc. for Piano or Organ. Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!
    Place & Publisher S. Brainard's Sons Cleveland
    Subjects:Campaigns & battles, Soldiers, Battlefields, Daggers & swords, Bayonets, Death, Moonlight
  • 1885
    Down the Line (The Engineer On His Train). Song for Base [sic] Voice.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Co., 74 W. Fourth St. Cincinnati
    Subjects:Bridges, Railroads, Bodies of water, Railroad employees, Families, Prayer
  • 1887
    The Price of a Drink. A Descriptive Song With Quartett or Chorus Interludes.
    Place & Publisher The John Church Co., 74 W. Fourth St. Cincinnati
    Subjects:Satan, Ethics, Alcoholic beverages, Temperance