He laid away a suit of gray, to wear the union blue

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Names
Libbey, J. Aldrich (1864-1925) (Singer)
Wickes, Edward M. (Lyricist)
Jansen, Ben (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Feist & Frankenthaler
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Southern States
Mothers and sons
Fathers and sons
Military uniforms -- American -- 1900-1909
Soldiers -- American -- 1900-1909
Marches (Voice with piano)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans
Loyalty
Death & burial
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Store stamp on cover: Meckel & Schick's Music store, 845 Eighth Ave., New York.

Content : On cover: Photograph of J. Aldrich Libbey.

Content : On cover: Battlefield. [illustration]

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Edward M. Wickes ; music by Ben Jansen.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 0a391990-c598-012f-604e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1864: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He laid away a suit of gray, to wear the union blue" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90275b36-418c-e407-e040-e00a180653c4

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "He laid away a suit of gray, to wear the union blue" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 31, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90275b36-418c-e407-e040-e00a180653c4

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He laid away a suit of gray, to wear the union blue