James Holmes Rosecrans, 1845-1926
Born: 1843, New York (possibly in the town of Berne).
Died: February 18, 1926, Breakabeen, New York.
Buried: Breakabeen, New York.
Rosecrans studied at the Baxter University of Music in Friendship, New York. After teaching for two years, he joined the Fillmore Brothers Music House in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of 1880, he was teaching music in Douglas County, Colorado. In 1884, was an evangelist in California, and later was associated with evangelistic efforts in Texas, and taught music and Bible at Carlton College in Bonham, Texas. He published over 20 music collections in his lifetime. His works include:
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