Vote for Abraham

Title

Vote for Abraham

Subject

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Union
Sheet music
Campaign songs
Presidents--Election

Description

This "Campaign song of 64" urges "all true lovers of our common county" to vote for Lincoln in his bid for reelection.

Creator

Union

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864

Contributor

H. L. Story

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

301124
180874952

Coverage

Burlington

Transcription

To all true lovers of our common country.

Vote for Abraham

Campaign song of '64 by UNION.


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BURLINGTON, Vt Published by H. L. STORY.

Entered according to act of Congress AD 1864 by H. L. Story in the Clerk's office of the Dist Court of Vt.

H.F. [Greene?] [illegible] [Eng?] [illegible]


26538

VOTE FOR ABRAHAM.

Allegretto. By Union.

VOICE.

PIANO.

1. We

2. The

all will vote for Abraham, For President-for President; He

reb-els now be-gin to show That Abraham, that Abraham Is


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is a tried and honest man, Then vote for Abraham, And An-dy, too, of

dealing them there last death-blow;Then vote for A-bra-ham; And Copperheads may hiss and groan,May hiss and groan,may hiss and groan, Yet one will still lean on the van, "Tis honest A-bra-ham.


Tennessee, Of Tennessee, of Tennessee, Brave An-dy, too, is just the man, To go with A-bra-ham.


3. With Grant and Sherman in the field, with Abraham, with Abraham; We soon will make the traitors yield; Then vote for Abraham. Your time is short, ye copperheads, Ye copperheads, ye copperheads, For in November Uncle Sam Will go for Abraham.

4. The Union ever will remain, For Abraham, for Abraham Has blotted out that vilest stain Of human slavery; As blest and honered shall go down As Washington's,as Washington's, To unborn millions through the land The name of Abraham.

CHORUS. 5

Air. We'll vote for Abraham, my boys,For Abraham; He Alto. Tenor. We'll vote for Abraham, my boys,For Abraham; for Abraham, He Bass. Piano.

is both tried and true, my boys; Then vote for A-bra-ham. is both tried and true, my boys; Then vote for A-bra-ham.

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

4
36 cm

Citation

Union, “Vote for Abraham,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 19, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20079.