Our Flag Is Half-Mast High

Title

Our Flag Is Half-Mast High

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Luther, H. W.
Sheet music
Presidents--Assassination

Description

"In memory of Abraham Lincoln , Assassinated April 14, 1865"

Creator

Luther, H. W.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865

Contributor

M. Gray

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301105
146588562

Coverage

San Francisco

Transcription

In Memory of

Abraham Lincoln,

Assassinated April 14, 1865.

OUR FLAG IS HALF-MAST HIGH!

Song and Chorus.----Words and Music by

H. W. LUTHER.

San Francisco.

M. GRAY, 613 CLAY STREET.


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OUR FLAG IS HALF MAST HIGH

Words and Music by H. W. Luther.

See our flag is half-mast high, And our na---tion's bow'd in grief. Eve--ry heart re-peats the sigh, We have


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lost a No-ble chief. Eve-ry loy-al heart is sad, Man-tled in the deep-est gloom; Earth in mourn-ing is clad, All seems si-lent as the tomb.

CHORUS

SOPRANO, ALTO, TENOR, BASS

Our Flag is half mast high, But we need no warn-ing,


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now, Lin-colns name will Nev-er die, It is written on each brow.

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Every Nation, every Clime__ _Speak of him in terms of praise; Every act was so Sublime,. And so friendly were his ways; Always striving good to do, Never wearied of Command, He was Firm, Faithful and True, God sent him to save our land. CHORUS Our flag is half mast high, But we need no warning now, Lincoln's name will Never die, It is written on each brow.

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While we moan the sad, sad hour, That our Noble Chieftain fell, We must bow to God's high power, He who doeth all things well; Vain are wreaths to bind his brow, Vain are songs to sing his praise, Better that we all should now, Strive to imitate his ways. CHORUS Our flag is half mast high, But we need no warning now, Lincoln's name will Never die, It is written on each brow.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

4
36 cm

Citation

Luther, H. W. , “Our Flag Is Half-Mast High ,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 19, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20060.