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We Are Coming Father Abraam, Three Hundred Thousand More

Creator:
Russell & Patee, P. S. Gilmore
Location:
Massachusetts, Boston
Origin Date:
1862
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0056
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Sheet Music

Description

This is a piece of sheet music for the song, "We Are Coming Father Abraam, Three Hundred Thousand More." The cover is plain with a decorative border centered on the cover. The title is printed in two arches within this border. Publishing information is printed near the bottom of the cover. For voice and piano, with chorus (SATB). From poem originally published in the New York Evening Post, July 16, 1862: We are coming, Father Abraham / James Sloan Gibbons. Cf. BAL, v. 1, p. 346. The words sometimes erroneously attributed to Wm. Cullen Bryant, or J. [sic] Cullen Bryant. First line of text: We are coming, Father Abraam, three hundred thousand more. First line of chorus: We are coming, we are coming, our Union to restore. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.