The Savior of Our Country

Title

The Savior of Our Country

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Porter, James W.
Wheelock, O.
Choral music
Sheet music
Songs and music
Lincoln, William Wallace, 1850-1862
Lincoln, Thomas, 1853-1871
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896

Description

Lyrics depict mourning for Willie Lincoln and Abraham Lincoln at the point of Abraham Lincoln's death. Lyrics reference health of Abraham and Mary Lincoln at Willie's death. Although the song is dedicated to the memory of Willie, the cover image is taken from a Mathew Brady photograph of Lincoln looking through a photo album with his youngest son Tad.

Creator

James W. Porter and O. Wheelock

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865

Contributor

John Marsh

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301064
81981283

Coverage

Philadelphia

Status

Continue Transcribing

Weight

2000

Original Format

5
36 cm

Citation

James W. Porter and O. Wheelock, “The Savior of Our Country,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 21, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/19972.