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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:
71.2009.083.0055
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. 1 score ([6] p.) 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.