March on, happy soldiers

March on, happy soldiers

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: March on, happy soldiers
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: We'll march along with a conquering song

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Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Bright Melodies: for the Sunday school and young people's societies embracing praise hymns, work songs, invitation songs, primary songs, etc., etc. #38Page Scan
Gospel Hosannas A Choice Collection of Hymns and Tunes for use in Evangelistic, Brotherhood and Mission Meetings, Sunday School, Etc. #60Page Scan
Melodies of Salvation #d92
Melodies of Salvation #d136
Songs of Love and Praise No. 5: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #24Page Scan



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