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MUSIC TO CELEBRATE TAYLORS VICTORIES IN TEXAS
208. [MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR]. [SHEET MUSIC].
VANDERBEEK, W[illia]m. General Taylors Encampment
Quick Step, as Performed by the Bands of the United States
Army in Texas. New York: Vanderbeek, 1846. 5 pp.,
folio, stitched. Lithographed sheet music with ornate
typography. Minor wear and soiling, generally very good to
As word spread across the country of the victories at the Texas battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de Palma, General Taylors fame grew, with a groundswell of popular support for Taylor as president. There ensued a flood of prints, pamphlets, and sheet music paying honor to Taylor, and the present imprint is part of that movement. This attractively lithographed sheet music makes a nice addition to a Texas collection, since it specifically mentions Texas.