23 May 1861: “Carolina’s Sons Are Ready”

Item description: The Daily Journal (Wilmington, NC) publishes a song written for the Wilmington Light Infantry’s anniversary celebration.

Item citation: “Carolina’s Sons Are Ready,”The Daily Journal. 23 May 1861. Wilmington, N.C.: Fulton & Price. C071 W74j. North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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One Response to 23 May 1861: “Carolina’s Sons Are Ready”

  1. Tim says:

    The author of this song, George Davis (1820-1896), later attorney-general of the CSA, is featured in the Southern Histocial Collection in the Davis and Walker Family Papers (http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/d/Davis_and_Walker_Family.html).