Old Glory

Flag of a thousand battles

Author: Americus W. Conner
Tune: [Flag of a thousand battles]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Flag of a thousand battles!
Beautiful flag of the free.
Waving from hill and mountain;
Waving o’er land and the sea.
Outward and seaward ever,
Proudly and grandly wave;
Under thy folds of splendor,
Gather the true and brave.

Chorus:
Old Glory!
Old Glory!
The world awaits thy story;
Float on!
Float on!
Proclaiming liberty.
Old Glory!
Old Glory!
The world awaits thy story;
Float on!
Float on!
Thou emblem of the free.

2 Flag of a thousand vict’ries!
Vict’ries of right over wrong,
Daughters and Sons most loyal,
Ever shall praise thee in song,
Telling the blessed Union,
Liberty joined with Law!
Nations shall give thee rev’rence;
Tyrants shall stand in awe. [Chorus]

3 Flag of Imperial Manhood!
Under thy glorious fold,
Man shall attain his glory—
Glory by prophets foretold;
Truth shall proclaim her message;
Brotherly love increase;
Wave on, thou Flag of glory—
Wave till oppression cease. [Chorus]


Source: Twentieth (20th) Century Songs Part One #133

Author: Americus W. Conner

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Text Information

First Line: Flag of a thousand battles
Title: Old Glory
Author: Americus W. Conner
Publication Date: 1898
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Assembly Hymn and Song Collection #147

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Twentieth (20th) Century Songs Part One #133

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