SMITH'S MARCH by Gen. Persiforf Smith, Hero of Contreras 1848
SMITH'S MARCH Composed and dedicated to GEN. PERSIFOR F. SMITH, The HERO of CONTRERAS. J. T. Martin, Miller & Beacham, Baltimore, 1848.
Military Sheet Music - Large Format
Vintage from the 1840s
Rare sheet music with fancy military decorated cover, eagle at top with men in uniform to each side (one holding flag and canons at bottom. About 13-1/2 x 10-1/2 with 5 pages. Light to moderate foxing and small circled 183 at cover top corner. Previously sewn at spine edge and secure. Scarce United States military sheet music!
Persifor F. Smith was a successful New Orleans lawyer who was also active in the local militia. As Louisiana’s adjutant general, Smith commanded troops from both his home state and Pennsylvania during the Second Seminole War. Smith served under both General Taylor and Scott during the war with Mexico. Following the war, he was known as "the hero of Contreras."