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We Are Coming Father Abraham or Three Hundred Thousand More

H. M. Higgins, New York Evening Post, A. B. Irving
Illinois, Cook County, Chicago
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Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
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This is a piece of sheet music for the song, "We Are Coming Father Abraham or Three Hundred Thousand More." The cover is plain with the title printed in black lettering in an arch near the top of the cover. "Inscribed to Our Volunteers by A. B. Irving" is printed at the center of the cover. All of the text is surrounded by decorative scroll detailing. Publishing information is printed near the bottom of the cover. 1 score ([1], 2-5, [1] p.) For mixed quartet and piano. From poem first 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. [!] Cullen Bryant. "Pearson"--Colophon. First line of text: We are coming Father Abraham, three hundred thousand more. First line of chorus: We are coming, coming, coming. Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.