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|I mean, of course, Julia Ward Howe's war song of the Republic, with the choral |
opening line, 'Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord.' If that
were ever sung upon a battle-field the effect must have been terrific." During the ...
|Battle Hymn of the World War That "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" is the song |
that, more than any other, bids fair to be the battle hymn of the Allied Nations will
appear from the following appreciation of it written for the Memorial Day Annual ...
|Our Orders By Julia Ward Howe [Written early in the Civil War, and, next to “The |
Battle Hymn of the Republic," Mrs. l'iowe'| best-known poem] Weave no -more
silks, ye Lyons looms, To deck our girls for gay delights! The crimson flower of
|HOWE, JULIA WARD (memo) ; Battle Hymn of the Republic Reinald Werrenralh |
4512! Far the most famous of the Northern war songs was the old negro camp—
meeting air 1 “a known as “John Brown's Body." which was dignified and raised
|The music made the words of "John Brown's Body" famous, but Mrs. Howe's |
matchless battle song has made the melody immortal. Rudyard Kipling describes
Mrs. Howe's war lyric as the "Terrible Battle Hymn of the Republic." He saw that
|What happened is best told in Mr. Colton's own words (reported in the |
Washington Star) : “Suddenly some one speaking low said: 'Mrs. Howe, won't you
please tell us what inspired you to write the “Battle Hymn of the Republic”? She
was silent ...
|Thus they placed "Dixie" first among tunes and the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" |
first among battle hymns. Soon after this conversation President Roosevelt wrote
asking if the Southern people would be willing to join with the people of the ...
|The meeting began by a congregational singin of “ Dixie,” and ended with a |
congregational singing og “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.” The incident sent
me to a re-reading of this hymn, which had always been a. favorite, and I then ...