This song was composed and performed by Harry Macarthy, one of the most popular composers of music in the south during the Civil War. This music was published by the Blackmar brothers, one of the largest music publishers in the south. The Confederate flag was a pervasive theme in southern music during the war. Ca. 1864, item # W7342, 4 pages.
Harry Macarthy, Blackmar Brothers, Confederate flag, A.E. Blackmar & Bro., Our Flag and Its Origin