Henry C. Work

Timeline of works

  • [n.d.]
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    Songs & Ballads of Henry C. Work. Our Captain's Last Words.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Military officers, Battlefields, War casualties, Death, Mothers & children, Courage, Patriotism
  • [n.d.]
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    Song Sheet Brave Boys.
    Place & Publisher H.M. Higgins, 117 Randolph Street Chicago
    Subjects:Patriotism, Courage, Civil War--Union
  • 1853
    We are Coming, Sister Mary.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, African Americans, Supernatural beings, Death
  • 1853
    We are Coming, Sister Mary.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, African Americans, Supernatural beings, Death
  • 1853
    We are Coming, Sister Mary.
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 1 Franklin Square New York
    Subjects:Portraits, African Americans, Supernatural beings, Death
  • 1853
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    We Are Coming Sister Mary (Founded on the Superstition of a portion of the Colored Race, that the approach of Death is forewarned in "Dream Song").
    Place & Publisher Firth, Pond & Co., 71 Franklin Sq. New York
    Subjects:Portraits, African Americans, Ethnic stereotypes
  • 1861
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    Songs & Ballads of Henry C. Work.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Military officers, Battlefields, War casualties, Death, Mothers & children, Courage, Patriotism
  • 1861
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    Grandmother Told Me So. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Children, Eagles, Dwellings, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Emancipation, Slavery
  • 1861
    Songs & Ballads of Henry C. Work.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Military officers, Battlefields, War casualties, Death, Mothers & children, Courage, Patriotism
  • 1861
    Grandmother Told Me So. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Children, Eagles, Dwellings, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Emancipation, Slavery
  • 1861
    Lost on the Lady Elgin. Song and Chorus. Commemorating the Terrible Lake Disaster of Friday Night Sept. 7th, 1860.
    Place & Publisher H.M. Higgins, 117 Randolph St. Chicago
    Subjects:Marine accidents, Drowning victims, Families, Death, Ferries, Boats
  • 1861
    Lost on the Lady Elgin. Song and Chorus. Commemorating the Terrible Lake Disaster of Friday Night Sept. 7th, 1860.
    Place & Publisher J.L. Peters New York
    Subjects:Ferries, Boats, Marine accidents, Drowning victims, Families, Death, From the writings of Lester Levy, Grace Notes in American History (Lester Levy)
  • 1861
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    Brave Boys are They! Duett and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher H.M. Higgins, 117 Randolph St. Chicago
    Subjects:National Emblems, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Families, Love, Pride, Sadness
  • 1861
    Brave Boys are They! Duett and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher H.M. Higgins, 117 Randolph St. Chicago
    Subjects:National Emblems, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Families, Love, Pride, Sadness
  • 1862
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    Little Major. Song or Duett, With Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Eagles, Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, War casualties, Thirst, Deathbeds, Rain, Battlefields, Drums
  • 1862
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    Our National War Songs.
    Place & Publisher S. Brainard's Sons Cleveland
    Subjects:Campaigns & battles, Horseback riding, Eagles, Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, War casualties, Thirst, Deathbeds, Rain, Battlefields, Drums
  • 1862
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    We'll Go Down Ourselves. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Crowds, Woman, Anger, Brooms & brushes, Watering cans, Bayonets, Satire, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1862
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    Grafted [sic] into the Army.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Guards, Military camps, Clothing & dress, Tents, Caricatures, Civil War--Union, Distress, Draft
  • 1862
    Grafted into the Army.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Mothers & children, Guards, Military camps, Clothing & dress, Tents, Caricatures, Civil War--Union, Distress, Draft
  • 1862
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    Kingdom Coming! Song and Chorus. 11th Thousand.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Afro-Americans, Caricatures, Slavery, Freedmen
  • 1862
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    Kingdom Coming! Song and Chorus. 17th Thousand.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Afro-Americans, Caricatures, Slavery, Freedmen, Civil War--Union
  • 1862
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    Uncle Joe's Hail Columbia. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, African Americans, Caricatures, Victories, Death, Religion, Peace, Patriotism, Ethnic stereotypes, Dialects
  • 1863
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    Work's Popular Songs & Ballads. No. 18. Uncle Joe's Hail Coulumbia. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, Love, Courtship, Couples, Domestic life, Parlors, Fathers & children, War casualties, Battlefields, Log cabins, Slavery, Victories, Peace, Death, Religion, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Ethnic stereotypes
  • 1863
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    Work's Popular Songs & Ballads. No.9. The Girls at Home. Quartette.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:African Americans, Caricatures, War casualties, Soldiers, Couples, Moonlight, Log cabins, Parlors, Fathers & children, Civil War--Union, Military life, Courtship, Love, Homesickness
  • 1863
    Work's Popular Songs & Ballads. Nellie Lost & Found. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St Chicago
    Subjects:War casualties, Housework, Children sleeping, Couples, Courtship, Love, Missing children, Distress, Happiness
  • 1863
    Work's Popular Songs & Ballads. Watching For Pa. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady Chicago
    Subjects:Cooking, African Americans, Couples, Soldiers, Distress, Battlefields, Dwellings--logs, Courtship & love, Fathers & children, Homecomings, Families
  • 1863
    Word's Popular Songs & Ballads. No. 16. The Days When We Were Young.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Domestic life, Cleaning, Moonlight, Couples, Courtship, Love, War casualties, Battlefields, Log cabins, Children, Toys, Windows, Hobby horses, Nostalgia, Families, Youth, Human life cycle, Sadness
  • 1863
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    Babylon is Fallen! Song and Chorus. Sequel to "Kingdom Coming."
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark Street Chicago
    Subjects:Soldiers, African Americans, Caricatures, Campaigns & battles, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Slavery
  • 1863
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    Sleeping for the Flag. A Companion Piece to Brave Boys are They.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, War casualties, Death, Families, Grief
  • 1863
    Babylon is Fallen! Song and Chorus. Sequel to "Kingdom Coming."
    Place & Publisher S. Brainard's Sons, 203 Superior St. Cleveland
    Subjects:Soldiers, African Americans, Caricatures, Campaigns & battles, Civil War--Union, Patriotism, Slavery
  • 1863
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    Song of a Thousand Years. Solo and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1863
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    Word's Popular Songs & Ballads. No. 10. Kingdom Coming! Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Afro-Americans, Caricatures, Children sleeping, Windows, Fathers & children, Couples, Courtship, Love, War casualties, Death, Log cabins, Domestic life, Slavery, Freedmen, Civil War--Union
  • 1863
    Song of a Thousand Years. Solo and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Flags, Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1863
    Word's Popular Songs & Ballads. No. 10. Kingdom Coming! Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Afro-Americans, Caricatures, Children sleeping, Windows, Fathers & children, Couples, Courtship, Love, War casualties, Death, Log cabins, Domestic life, Slavery, Freedmen, Civil War--Union
  • 1863
    Word's Popular Songs & Ballads. No. 10. Kingdom Coming! Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Afro-Americans, Caricatures, Children sleeping, Windows, Fathers & children, Couples, Courtship, Love, War casualties, Death, Log cabins, Domestic life, Slavery, Freedmen, Civil War--Union
  • 1864
    Corporal Schnapps. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Portraits, Domestic life, Couples, Dreaming--death, Military camps, Soldiers, Chivalry, City & town life, Civil War--Union, Courtship, Love, Immigrants, Caricatures, Patriotism
  • 1864
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    Corporal Schnapps. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 95 Clark St. Chicago
    Subjects:Portraits, Domestic life, Couples, Dreaming--death, Military camps, Soldiers, Chivalry, City & town life, Civil War--Union, Courtship, Love, Immigrants, Caricatures, Patriotism
  • 1865
    Work's Popular Songs. No.33. Now Moses. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady Chicago
    Subjects:Couples, Kitchens, Spouses, Anger, Nagging
  • 1865
    Work's Popular Songs. No. 83. New Moses. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady Chicago
    Subjects:Couples, Kitchens, Stoves, Dining room tables, Manners & customs, Etiquette, Quarreling, Love, Marriage, Distress
  • 1865
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    'Tis Finished, or, Sing Hallelujah. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington Street Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Religion, Victories, Celebrations, Patriotism
  • 1866
    Who Shall Rule This American Nation? Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington Street Chicago
    Subjects:Civil War--Union, Patriotism
  • 1866
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    Poor Kitty Popcorn, or, The Soldier's Pet.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady Chicago
    Subjects:Tombs & sepulchral monuments, War casualties, Love, Cats, Death, Civil War--Union
  • 1866
    Lillie of the Snowstorm, or, "Please, Father, Let Us In!" Song and chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington Street Chicago
    Subjects:Spouses, Mothers & children, Storms, Blizzards, Intoxication, Death, Grief
  • 1866
    Andy Veto. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington Street Chicago
    Subjects:Caricatures, Andrew Johnson, Satire, African Americans, Reconstruction, Civil rights, From the writings of Lester Levy, Grace Notes in American History (Lester Levy)
  • 1867
    Come Back to the Farm! Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Root & Cady, 67 Washington Street Chicago
    Subjects:Families, Homecomings, Aged persons, Fathers & children, Farms
  • 1871
    Take Them Away! They'll Drive Me Crazy. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Wm. A. Pond & Co., 547 Broadway New York
    Subjects:Portraits, Courtship, Love, Relations between the sexes
  • 1875
    Marching Through Georgia. Grand March.
    Place & Publisher The S. Brainard's Sons Co. New York
    Subjects:Military officers, Civil war, Trumpets, Dwellings--interiors, Military headquarters, Daggers & swords, Flags
  • 1876
    Grand-Father's Clock. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Oliver Ditson & Co., 449 & 451 Washington Street Boston
    Subjects:Time, Aged persons, Symbols, Nostalgia, Death
  • 1876
    Grand-Father's Clock. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher C.M. Cady, 107 Duane Street New York
    Subjects:Time, Aged persons, Symbols, Nostalgia, Death
  • 1877
    Shadows on the Floor. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Willis, Woodward & Co. n.p.
    Subjects:Dwellings, Interiors, Tables, Candles, Fireplaces, Skeletons, Poor persons, Fathers & children, Biblical references, Unemployed
  • 1878
    Sequel to Grand Father's Clock. Song and Chorus.
    Place & Publisher Willis Woodward & Co., 817 & 819 B'way New York
    Subjects:Carts & wagons, Dwellings, Barns, Wells, Inheritances, Nostalgia, Sadness
  • 1884
    The Ship That Never Returned. Song & Chorus.
    Place & Publisher S. Brainard's Sons Cleveland
    Subjects:Piers & wharves, Clipper ships, Sailboats, Farewells, Crowds, Prayer, Absences, Shipwrecks
  • 1885
    Our National War Songs.
    Place & Publisher S. Brainard's Sons Co. Chicago
    Subjects:Military officers, Soldiers, Drums, Bugles, Patriotism, Civil War--Union, Campaigns & battles