Composer

Ben Jansen

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Cover Illustration

Photo of a woman with flowers in her hair inset against an illustration of a battlefield.

First Line of Song

Outside a Southern cottage an old woman bent and gray, A last farewell was bidding to her boy,

First Line of Chorus

He laid away a suit of gray to wear the Union blue, He said we'll show that Dixie's sons, will to the flag prove true;

Lyricist

Edward M. Wickes

Publication Date

1901

Publisher

New York: Leo. Feist

Performance Medium

Voice; Piano

Music Genre

Specialty

Object Type

text

Format (Original)

1 score (6p.) 28 x 36cm

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID#

32278009648514

Digital ID#

009648514-1901

Location of Original

Box 22B Folder 3A

Repository

Manuscripts Division, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, e-mail sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

He Laid Away a Suit of Gray to Wear the Union Blue

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