Songs and music
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Four verse song and chorus. Lyrics depict life on plantation while master is away as told through a slave's perspective. Written in stereotypical 19th century African American dialect. Lyrics clipped from larger publication.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
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Work, Henry, “Kingdom Coming,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed June 2, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22818.