Come over and help us, O soldiers

Come over and help us, O soldiers

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Jessie Brown Pounds

Jessie Brown Pounds was born in Hiram, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland on 31 August 1861. She was not in good health when she was a child so she was taught at home. She began to write verses for the Cleveland newspapers and religious weeklies when she was fifteen. After an editor of a collection of her verses noted that some of them would be well suited for church or Sunday School hymns, J. H. Fillmore wrote to her asking her to write some hymns for a book he was publishing. She then regularly wrote hymns for Fillmore Brothers. She worked as an editor with Standard Publishing Company in Cincinnati from 1885 to 1896, when she married Rev. John E. Pounds, who at that time was a pastor of the Central Christian Church in Indianapolis. A memorab… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come over and help us, O soldiers
Author: Jessie Brown Pounds
Refrain First Line: Hear ye the pleading of perishing men

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A choice collection of popular songs with some standard hymns for young people's meetings (Silver and Gold No. 1) #d24
Fillmore's Sunday School Songs No. 1 #d10
Missionary Songs for the use of Missionary Societies, Missionary and Gleaners' Bands and Other Missionary Meetings #d12
Missionary Songs: for the use of missionary societies, missionary and gleaners' bands,and other missionary meetings, with special provision for missionary concerts #61Page Scan
School Carols #d47
Songs for Work and Worship #d33
Spirit and Life No. 2: a collection of new songs for the Sunday school, young people's societies, gospel and devotional meetings, etc., etc. #81Page Scan
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