Our Nation's Captain

Title

Our Nation's Captain

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Haynes, J. E. (James Edward)
Haynes, Charles
Sheet music
Campaign songs

Description

Honors Abraham Lincoln as "Captain" of the nation, steering the Union to victory. Song and Chorus.

Creator

Haynes, J. E. (James Edward) and Haynes, Charles

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864

Contributor

Root & Cady

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301110
428688400

Coverage

Chicago

Transcription

Our Nation's Captain Song & Chorus

Chas. Haynes Edward Haynes. Chicago. Published by Root & Cady 95 Clark St. Eastern Agency. W.B. Bradbury 425 Broome St. New York

Entered according to act of Congress AD 1864 by Root & Cody in the Dist Office of the District Court for the Northern Dist of Illinois


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OUR NATION'S CAPTAIN

Words by Chas. Haynes Music by Edward Haynes.

VOICE. With energy

1. We 2. What 3. Come

bless the noble Captain. Who steered our ship aright! We

ho there! call the Captain Is no one near to save! Yes,

rally round the standard. And for your country fight; Now


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bless our brave commander. Who took her through the fight. When

shout a million voices, Of freemen true and brave; Then

rally noble heroes! And battle for the right: The


storms did rage around her. And wreck was near at hand. This

in the glorious New Year. Our leader spoke again; Laid

men come thick around him. And forth to battle go: The


noble hearted patriot, Stood firm to take command.

low the proud oppressor. And broke the captives chain.

nation reigns triumphant. O'er her rebellious foe.


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CHORUS.

AIR. All honor to the Captain, Who steers our ship a

ALTO.

TENOR. All honor to the Captain, Who steers our ship a

BASE.

PIANO.

right! All honor to the Soldiers, Who neath our banner fight!

right! All honor to the Soldiers, Who neath our banner fight!

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

4
36 cm

Citation

Haynes, J. E. (James Edward) and Haynes, Charles, “Our Nation's Captain,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 19, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20065.