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Harper's Weekly and "The President's Hymn. Give Thanks, All Ye People"

Creator:
Harper's Weekly, Rev. Dr. Muhlenberg
Location:
New York, New York
Origin Date:
1863
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0040
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Magazines & Newspapers

Description

This is the front page from "Harper's Weekly" newspaper, December 5, 1863. The page features the music and lyrics to the song, "The President's Hymn" composed by Rev. Dr. Muhlenberg. There are illustrations of angels above the music. At the left are small illustrations of a soldier standing sentry and of an African American family. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.