The blue and the gray, or, A mother's gift to her country

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Title
The blue and the gray, or, A mother's gift to her country
Additional title: A mother's gift to her country's cause is a story yet untold. [first line]
Additional title: One lies down near Appomattox. [first line of chorus]
Names
Dresser, Paul (1858-1906) (Lyricist)
Dresser, Paul (1858-1906) (Composer)
Allen, Phyllis (1861-1938) (Singer)
Roberts, Oliver (Dedicatee)
Roberts, Oliver, Mrs. (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Death
Mothers and sons
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Soldiers -- American -- 1900-1909
Marches (Voice with piano)
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Dedication on cover: Respectfully dedicated to General and Mrs. Oliver Roberts.

Content : Stamp on cover: Lewis' Music Store, Watertown, N. Y.

Content : On cover: Phyllis Allen.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Paul Dresser.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 08636ec0-c596-012f-3939-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1906: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). The blue and the gray, or, A mother's gift to her country Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef2c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The blue and the gray, or, A mother's gift to her country