Freedom's battle cry

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Freedom's battle cry
Additional title: Cheer up, cheerup, our boys in blue. [first line]
Additional title: Speed on, speed on, old Glory. [first line of chorus]
Groom, Arthur (Lyricist)
Groom, Arthur (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Arthur Groom
Library locations
Music Division
Spanish-American War, 1898
Campaigns & battles -- Cuba -- 1890-1899
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Naval operations
Maine (Battleship) -- Commemoration
Patriotic music
Marches (Voice with piano)
Sheet music
Content: On cover: American flags.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Arthur Groom.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0cb52f70-c593-012f-42cd-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Freedom's battle cry" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Freedom's battle cry" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2016.

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Freedom's battle cry