Hail to the legions of the west

Hail to the legions of the west

Author: John H. Lozier
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Author: John H. Lozier

John Hogarth Lozier, 37th Indiana Infantry. He served from Oct. 1, 1861, to Oct. 27, 1864. He was active in the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) after the war and rose to the rank of first chaplain. During the war he was known as “the Fighting Chaplain” and received special mention for conspicuous bravery at the battle of Stones River in Tennessee Dec. 31, 1862, to Jan. 2, 1863. He obtained national celebrity during the war, using his own compositions that were full of patriotism and inspiration. He later composed the hymn “The Man of Gallilee.” Lozier died at his home in Mount Vernon, Iowa, on Aug. 5, 1907, at age 78. He was graduate of DePauw University in Indiana, a Methodist college. He was a Methodist Episcopal minister for 25… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hail to the legions of the west
Author: John H. Lozier

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