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Title
Way up north
Additional title: 'Way up north there's a grave not far from Gettysburg. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: In an old Virginia town as the sun was going down. [first line of song]
Names
Goldrick, Edwin (Singer)
Dempsey, James E. (1876-1918) (Composer)
Dempsey, James E. (1876-1918) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: Philadelphia, Pa.
Publisher: Jos. Morris
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Virginia
Widows
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Casualites
Flags -- American -- 1900-1909
Memorial Day
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration is of an army encampment, showing tends an an American flag.
Content: Summary: In Virginia, on Decoration Day, a woman sees a troop of soliders march; she asks them to honor her husband and son are now at Gettysburg and died for the South.
Content: On cover: Sung with great success by Edwin Goldrick. Cover includes photograph of Edwin Goldrick.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by J.E. Dempsey
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 59ea5e40-c599-012f-47cb-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

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Way up north" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97a00960-da28-cac4-e040-e00a18063d01

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Way up north" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 28, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97a00960-da28-cac4-e040-e00a18063d01

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). Way up north Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97a00960-da28-cac4-e040-e00a18063d01

Wikipedia Citation

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Way up north