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James Ryder Randall (1839–1908)

Randall, James Ryder. An American song-writer; born in Baltimore, MD, Jan. 1, 1839; died at Augusta, GA, Jan. 14, 1908. His ‘Maryland, My Maryland’ (1861), called “the ‘Marseillaise’ of the Confederate cause,” was set to music and became very popular. He wrote much in support of the South. His poems include: ‘The Sole Entry’; ‘Arlington’; ‘The Cameo Bracelet’; ‘There’s Life in the Old Land Yet’; and ‘The Battle Cry of the South.’