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Title
It takes a man to be a soldier
Additional title: I'll go dressed up in my suit of blue. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: While men of station of this great nation. [first line]
Names
Bishop, T. Brigham (Thomas Brigham) (Lyricist)
Bishop, T. Brigham (Thomas Brigham) (Composer)
Dreyfus, Max (1874-1964) (Arranger)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
Place: [New York]
Publisher: Primrose & West Music Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Soldiers
Slaves -- Emancipation
United States
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Musical supplement to the New York Journal and Advertiser, March 20, 1898.
Content: On cover: Girl with a basket addressing Gen. William Tegumsen Sherman on horse.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by T. Brigham Bishop.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 449e4110-c593-012f-fb35-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "It takes a man to be a soldier" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898 - 1898. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "It takes a man to be a soldier" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898 - 1898). It takes a man to be a soldier Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f0b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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It takes a man to be a soldier