The boy's brigade

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The boy's brigade
Additional title: Listen to the "Boys Brigade" a comin' down the street. [first line]
Additional title: We are members of the "Boy's Brigade" and our comrades we will always aid. [first line of chorus]
Story, Pauline Brutting (Composer)
Story, Pauline Brutting (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Cincinnati, Ohio
Publisher: Ilsen & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Boys -- 1890-1899
Child soldiers
Sheet music
Content: Summary: The Boy's Brigade is made up of young boys from different homes but joined together in common cause for patriotism.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by Pauline B. Story.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e9c64120-c590-012f-53c4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The boy's brigade" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

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The boy's brigade