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Our nation's guard
Additional title: If we're called to war we'll rally one and all. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: We're soldiers true in grey or blue. [first line]
Brooke, Thomas Preston (1856-1921) (Lyricist)
Brooke, Thomas Preston (1856-1921) (Composer)

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1898

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1898
Place: [New York, etc.]
Publisher: The John Church Company
Library locations
Music Division
Military parades & ceremonies
Flags -- American -- 1890-1899
Patriotic music
Marches (Voice with piano)
Content: Dedicated to the militia of the United States.
Content: On cover: Chicago Marine Band Officer, T. P. Brooke
Statement of responsibility: words and music by T.P. Brooke.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1208420-c593-012f-9c2c-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

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1898: Issued
  • 1921: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Our nation's guard" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1898. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f224-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Our nation's guard" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 15, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f224-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1898). Our nation's guard Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f224-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Our nation's guard