Old Honest Abe For Me

Title

Old Honest Abe For Me

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
C. D. S.
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854-)
Sheet music
Campaign songs

Description

"Dedication on cover: "To the Young Men's Republican Club of Rockland, Me. And Republicans Everywhere." Republican campaign song urging the election of Abraham Linocoln and his vice presidential running mate, Hannibal Hamlin.

Creator

G. D. S.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1860

Contributor

Firth, Pond & Company

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301101
180868825

Coverage

New York

Transcription

Lincolniana

To THE YOUNG MEN'S REPUBLICAN CLUB of Rockland Me AND REPUBLICANS EVERYWHERE

Old honest Abe for me SONG AND CHORUS ARRANGE FOR THE PIANO FORTE BY G.D.S. NEW YORK Published by FIRTH, POND & CO 547 Broadway Boston. O.DITSON & CO. Cincinnati. C.Y. FONDA. Pittsburgh. H. KLEBER & BRO. Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1860 by Firth Pond & Co in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southn District of N.Y.


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"OLD HONEST ABE FOR ME"  SONG AND CHORUS  ARRANGED BY G.D.S.

4. VER. Be-fore our no-ble ar-my's charge The Dem-o-crats will 1. VER. Come sons of free-dom 'rouse ye, all, Move on-ward to the 2. VER. Old hon-est Abe for me, my boys, And Ham-lin son of 3. VER. The Dem-o-crats are fall-ing back They know their time has

Ent'd according to Act of Congress AD1850 by Firth, Pond & Co in the Clerk's Office of the Dis't Court of the South'n Dis't of N.Y. 4949


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fly Our chief will split them up like rails And fight, Fling out your ban-ners to the breeze, The Maine With these for lea-ders in the fight, The come, Then at them with un-bro-ken fronts, And

leave them out to dry, Far up salt ri-ver's foe is now in sight. Your voi-ces raise in vic-try we shall gain And in the con-flict for the right strike home For we are free-men

gloo-my banks And then from sea to sea A- notes of joy And spread from sea to sea The loud and clear, Our bat-tle cry shall be Re- and would keep Our land for-ev-er free, Then

gain the shout shall long ring out Old hon-est Abe for me. gal-lant shout of free-men bold, Old hon-est Abe for me. soun-ding far o'er hill and dale, Old hon-est Abe for me. ring the shout in thun-der tones Old hon-est Abe for me.

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CHORUS Old hon-est Abe for me my boys, Old hon-est Abe for me, The Old hon-est Abe for me my boys, Old hon-est Abe for me, The

gal-lant shout of free-men bold Old hon-est Abe for me. gal-lant shout of free-men bold Old hon-est Abe for me.

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Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

4
36 cm

Citation

G. D. S., “Old Honest Abe For Me,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 19, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20056.