Our nation's battle cry

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Our nation's battle cry
Additional title: And this shall be our battle cry. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: We're sailing forth to the glory, boys. [first line]
Ormsbee, Hamilton (Lyricist)
Conterno, Giovanni E. (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Publisher: Chas. W. Held
Library locations
Music Division
Spanish-American War, 1898
Maine (Battleship) -- Commemoration
Patriotic music
Marches (Voice with piano)
Sheet music
Content: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. War Supplement. May 1, 1898, no. 2.
Content: On cover: Commander of the U.S. Cruiser Maine, Captain Charles D. Sigsbee.
Statement of responsibility: words by Hamilton Ormsbee ; music by G.E. Conterno.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c09df800-c593-012f-5a03-58d385a7bc34
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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. "Our nation's battle cry" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f223-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Our nation's battle cry" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f223-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). Our nation's battle cry Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f223-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Our nation's battle cry