Side by side, like a crimson tide, in the days of long ago, On we dash'd and our sabres crash'd, till we conquered ev'ry foe; But one by one ere the fight was done, I saw my comrades fall, And I was the only one left to answer the Last Roll Call! [first line of chorus]

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Names
Osborne, Charles (Composer)
Osborne, Charles (Lyricist)
Symons, Ernest J. (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1892

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1892
Date Issued: 1892
Publisher: Frank Harding
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Soldiers
Courage
Grief -- 1800-1899
Patriotism
War casualities
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : The titles, "Last Roll Call" and "Life's Highway," are separate pieces but bound together as a single item.

Statement of Responsibility: Written and composed by Charlie Osborne ; arranged by Ernest J. Symons.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 0be31ca0-c58e-012f-e2c0-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1892: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Side by side, like a crimson tide, in the days of long ago, On we dash'd and our sabres crash'd, till we conquered ev'ry foe; But one by one ere the fight was done, I saw my comrades fall, And I was the only one left to answer the Last Roll Call! [first line of chorus]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1892 - 1892. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f385-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Side by side, like a crimson tide, in the days of long ago, On we dash'd and our sabres crash'd, till we conquered ev'ry foe; But one by one ere the fight was done, I saw my comrades fall, And I was the only one left to answer the Last Roll Call! [first line of chorus]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 19, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f385-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1892 - 1892). Side by side, like a crimson tide, in the days of long ago, On we dash'd and our sabres crash'd, till we conquered ev'ry foe; But one by one ere the fight was done, I saw my comrades fall, And I was the only one left to answer the Last Roll Call! [first line of chorus] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-f385-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Side by side, like a crimson tide, in the days of long ago, On we dash'd and our sabres crash'd, till we conquered ev'ry foe; But one by one ere the fight was done, I saw my comrades fall, And I was the only one left to answer the Last Roll Call! [first line of chorus]