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Weep Not for the Slain, O Columbia

Creator:
H. M. Higgins, Mrs. O. N. Haskins
Location:
Illinois, Cook County, Chicago
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
paper
Item ID:
71.2009.083.0210
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, “Weep Not for the Slain, O Columbia.” The cover is plain with a decorative border at the center. The title is printed in black lettering at the center of the cover. “Loyal Lyrics by Mrs. C. H. Haskins” is printed above the title. “They Sleep in the Far Sunny Southland, Song and Chorus” is printed below the title. Publishing information is printed near the bottom. 1 score (5 p.) For voice and piano. First line: Weep not for the slain, O Columbia--Mourn not for they glorified son. First line of refrain: He's gone to the "beautiful city." Part of The Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum.