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THE FLAG WITH THIRTY FOUR STARS
   
Complete Explanation:
A patriotic sheet music cover for a Unionist song written by Gen. W. H. Hayward, composed and arranged by Prof. C. S. Root, and dedicated to Wilson G. Horner, Esq.

Columbia, wearing a liberty cap and carrying an American flag and a sword, rides on the back of a flying bald eagle. On either side of the title panel are military trophies composed of crossed flags, shields, swords, bayonets, and other paraphernalia. The trophy on the right incorporates a pickax and spade. Below are cannons, cannonballs, sacks and barrels of powder, and a drum and drumsticks.


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