Our Country's Flag

Title

Our Country's Flag

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Gumpert, C.
Sheet music
American Civil War, 1861-1865
Flags

Description

The cover states this is the "10th edition"  of a "Song Composed and Dedicated to his Excellency Abraham Lincoln President of the United States." Cover art depicts a Union camp and two soldiers. One soldier holds an American flag while the other stands guard.

Creator

Gumpert. G.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1861

Contributor

C. Andre & Company

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301104
37735519

Coverage

Philadelphia

Transcription

10th EDITION

OUR COUNTRY'S PLACE.

J. Queen Del & Lith.

P.S. Duval & Son Lith. Philada.

SONG COMPOSED & DEDICATED TO HIS EXCELLENCY ABRAHAM LINCOLN President of the United States by G. Gumpert. G. Andre & Co. 1104 Chestnut St. Philada.

Tenor or Soprano, Alto or Baritone


OUR COUNTRY'S FLAG.

The poetry and Music by G.Gumpert. Arranged for the Piano by F. Losse.

Marciale e con spirit.

1. Die Stern und Streifen zittern night Wenn der Verraether droht;

2. Der Wahlsprunchheiszt Sieg oder Tod! Das Recht fuehrt uns zur schlacht.

3. Fuerdich glorreicher Union Flieszt unswer Blut sogern!


1. Beneath the Stars and Stripes there stand Our sons so nobly brave,

2. Let traitors boast but for a while, We'll meet them on the field;


helitig Band vereint dis Schar Sie furrebtet nicht den Tod.

Pluribus. Unum", unser Ruf Der Herrict uns'r Macht.

Erbthit unsrer Vaeter ist Der Feiheit goldner Stern.


United by a holy band, Their courage fears no grave. Our

The Stars and Stripes know naught of guile, For freedom is our shield. Our

Entered according to Act of Congress A.D. 1861 by G. Andrea & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern district of Penna.


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1. fuerhtet der Nerrathers Spiel Wenn es der Wehrlieit glit? Die

2. Heldwen folgt dem Schlachtenruf, Legt Schwert und Panzer an! Der


country's flag let proudly wave, For freedom is our shield; the

3. Fluchtrifft des Verraethers Haupt, sein spillist trug and sebein Wie

Stern' und streifen zittern niebt, Dis Freiheit ist ibr Schild.

Vater Bild begeist' reuns Wir straiten Mano fuer mann.


Union must and shall be save, We'll never never yield.

kaempfen fuer der Wahrheit Recht, Der Sieg wird unser sein!

Chorus.

Tenor 1. Tenor 2.

Our Country's flag let proudly wave, For freedom is our shield The

Basso 1. Basso 2.

Die Freiheit und die Einheit ruft, Laszt stolz die Fahnen wehn! So

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Union must and shall be saved, We'll never never yield.

lang ein Arm das Banner haelt, Wird sein Symbol bestehn.

3. We'll fight to conquer or to die, Our cause is just and right; "E Pluribus Unum" is our cry--The Lord with us is might.

Chorus.

4. Rally, ye sons, ye noble men! Buckle the armor on; Follow your father's footsteps, then The battle will be won. Chorus.

5. O glorious Union, happy land, We'll shed our blood for thee; Thou sacred gift of father's hand Thou land of liberty. Chorus.

6. We'll soon disperse our country's gloom, We are and will be free; The curse of God, the traitor's doom Awaits our enemy. Chorus.

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Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

4
36 cm

Citation

Gumpert. G., “Our Country's Flag,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 19, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20059.