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Our nation's guard
Additional title: If we're called to war we'll rally one and all. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: We're soldiers true in grey or blue. [first line]
Brooke, Thomas Preston (1856-1921) (Lyricist)
Brooke, Thomas Preston (1856-1921) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: [New York, etc.]
Publisher: The John Church Company
Library locations
Music Division
Military parades & ceremonies
Flags -- American -- 1890-1899
Patriotic music
Marches (Voice with piano)
Sheet music
Content: Dedicated to the militia of the United States.
Content: On cover: Chicago Marine Band Officer, T. P. Brooke
Statement of responsibility: words and music by T.P. Brooke.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1208420-c593-012f-9c2c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Our nation's guard" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Our nation's guard" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 1, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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Our nation's guard