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Onward, Upward

Onward, upward, soldier true, Jesus loves

Author: John Parker
Tune: [Onward, upward, soldier true]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: John Parker

John Parker, born in England, immigrated to the United States about 1847 at the age of 22. He was a Methodist pastor, serving churches in New York and Vermont. He was a chaplain in the U.S. Army during the Civil War. He died in Asbury Park, New York in 1911. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Christian Advocate," Vol. 86, September 28, 1911, P. 1298 (6) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Onward, upward, soldier true, Jesus loves
Title: Onward, Upward
Author: John Parker
Refrain First Line: Courage, soldier, Christ is near
Copyright: Public Domain

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