Pseudonym: James S. Apple.
James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works.
Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >
Display Title: Onward, Little SoldiersFirst Line: Onward, little soldiers, bravely onward goTune Title: [Onward, little soldiers, bravely onward go]Author: James RoweMeter: 18.104.22.168.11.11Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:12Subject: Warfare |Source: Timeless Truths (http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/Onward_Little_Soldiers); The Standard Publishing Company, Jewels for Juniors, circa 1911 (98); Timeless Truths Publications, Sing unto the Lord (4)