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Title
The boys who wear the blue are turning gray
Additional title: Then sin g for the heroes who yet remain. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: We sing of the heroeswho marched far away. [first line]
Names
Parks, J. A. (James Asher) (Composer)
Parks, J. A. (James Asher) (Lyricist)
Gobin, J. P. S. (Dedicatee)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: York, Nebraska
Publisher: J.A. Parks Company
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Soldiers
Death
Reminiscing
Bittersweet
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Dedicated to Gen J. J. S. Gobin, Commander in chief of the Grand Army of the republic.
Content: On cover: Gen. J.P.S. Gobin.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by J.A. Parks.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e5489c70-c592-012f-f8a6-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The boys who wear the blue are turning gray" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f182-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The boys who wear the blue are turning gray" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f182-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). The boys who wear the blue are turning gray Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f182-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The boys who wear the blue are turning gray