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Title
The blue and gray are one today
Additional title: 'Twas many years since last they met soldier of blue and soldier of gray. [first line]
Additional title: To the blue and the gray who are one today, come drink this toast tonight. [first line of march]
Names
Rosenbecker, Adolph (Composer)
O'Rourke, Eugene (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: New York
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Friendship
Confederate States of America. Army
United States
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Patriotic song and chorus. Upper left half of cover is printed in blue, bottom right half of cover printed in grey. Image in upper right area shows two hearts tied together.
Content: Summary: Whereas they fought against each other and where memories of the dead lie, today Confederate and Union soldier drink a toast as friends.
Statement of responsibility: words by M. E. Rourke ; music by Adolph Rosenbecker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e7aa9140-c590-012f-90aa-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

  • : Place
  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The blue and gray are one today" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6c90a5df-dec7-4d9d-e040-e00a1806503e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The blue and gray are one today" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 19, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6c90a5df-dec7-4d9d-e040-e00a1806503e

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). The blue and gray are one today Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6c90a5df-dec7-4d9d-e040-e00a1806503e

Wikipedia Citation

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The blue and gray are one today