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The blue and the gray, or (a mother's gift to her country) words and music by Paul Dresser.

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Title
The blue and the gray, or (a mother's gift to her country) words and music by Paul Dresser.
Additional title: A mother's gift to her country's cause is a story yet untold. [first line]
Additional title: One lies down near Appomattox. [first line of chorus]
Names
Gibbons, James (Singer)
Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906 (Lyricist)
Dresser, Paul, 1858-1906 (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900
Place: New York
Publisher: Howley, Haviland & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-317
Topics
Songs
Death
Mothers and sons
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Soldiers -- American -- 1900-1909
Marches (Voice with piano)
Genres
Scores
Notes
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Caption title.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Respectfully dedicated to General and Mrs. Oliver Roberts--Top of cover.
Content: Successfully sung by Mr. James Gibbons, with Culhane, Chase & Weston's Minstrels--Printed below half-portrait of "Jas. Gibbons", lower left of cover.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG99-C793
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14661859
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 01eff700-c642-012f-572c-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The blue and the gray, or (a mother's gift to her country) words and music by Paul Dresser." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5308-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The blue and the gray, or (a mother's gift to her country) words and music by Paul Dresser." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5308-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900). The blue and the gray, or (a mother's gift to her country) words and music by Paul Dresser. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5308-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The blue and the gray, or (a mother's gift to her country)  words and music by Paul Dresser.