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Victory ours shall be

Banners waving proudly o'er us, voices swelling loud the

Author: Palmer Hartsough
Tune: [Banners waving proudly over us]
Published in 15 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Banners waving proudly o’er us,
Voices swelling loud the chorus,
Hope the way makes bright before us,
Vit’ry, vict’ry ours shall be.

Marching, marching, cheerily the bugle sounding,
Marching, marching, ready we to meet the foe;
Marching, marching, lightly ev’ry heart is bounding,
Jesus is our Captain, as we onward go.

2 To the nations slowly waking,
Lands their idol gods forsaking,
We the light of life are taking,
Vit’ry, vict’ry ours shall be. [Refrain]

3 Join us in our good endeavor,
On we’ll go and falter never,
‘Tis the cause of God forever,
Vit’ry, vict’ry ours shall be. [Refrain]

Source: Sunday School Voices: a collection of sacred songs #51

Author: Palmer Hartsough

Rv Palmer Hartsough USA 1844-1932. Born in Redford, MI, he attended Kalamazoo College and Michigan State Normal school (later MSU). He became an author, editor, lyricist, and librettist. After working as a traveling singing teacher in MI, IL, IA, OH, KY and TN, he opened a music studio in Rock Island, IL, around 1877, also directing music at a Baptist church there. In 1893, due to his poetic abilities, he moved to Cincinnati, OH, and joined the Fillmore Music Company, providing texts (over 1000) for their music. He also served as music director at the Bethel Mission and the 9th Street Baptist Church. He became a traveling song evangelist in 1903, and was ordained a Baptist minister in 1906, serving in Ontario, Canada, and MI from 191… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Banners waving proudly o'er us, voices swelling loud the
Title: Victory ours shall be
Author: Palmer Hartsough
Refrain First Line: Marching, marching, cheerily the bugle sounding
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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Devotion and Praise #157

Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 3 #d6

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Joy and Praise #189

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 4, a winnowed collection for young people's societies, church prayer meetings, evangelistic services and Sunday schools #137

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #480

Song Service and Revival #d7

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Songs of the Sanctuary #254

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Sunday School Voices #51

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The King's Message #89

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The Redeemer's Praise #33

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The Revival No. 6 #200

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The Victory #19

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The Voice of Praise No. 2 #13

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The Young People's Hymnal No. 3 #118

Treasured Hymns #d13

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