Raise the flag

Representative Text

1 Raise the stars and the stripes of our nation,
The flag that we all love so well;
'Tis the sign of our deep adoration,
Our faith it forever shall tell.

Chorus:
Then give three cheers for "Old glory,"
And proudly let it wave;
The stars and the stripes of "Old Glory,"
Raise high o'er the free and brave.

2 Raise the flag! 'Tis the standard we cherish,
Protect it, nor reckon the cost;
Let it wave, tho' the last man shall perish;
From view let it never be lost. [Chorus]

3 Raise the flag! Tho' 'tis shattered and gory,
It tells how our boys fought and bled;
Of their valor it sings a sweet story,
Its sons on to vict'ry has led. [Chorus]

4 Raise the flag of your loyal devotion!
On high let the emblem be flung;
Floating proudly from ocean to ocean,
Its praises thro' ages be sung. [Chorus]

Source: The Voice of Praise: a compilation of the very best sacred songs for us in Sunday Schools and praise services #204

Author: Irvin H. Mack

Mack & Lincoln Hall founded the Hall-Mack Company music publishing house (later bought by the Rodeheaver Company). Mack’s works include: Boundless Love (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1896) The Service of Praise, with Lincoln Hall et al. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Hall-Mack Company, 1900) http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/m/a/c/mack_ih.htm  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Raise the stars and stripes of our nation
Title: Raise the flag
Author: Irvin H. Mack
Refrain First Line: Then give three cheers

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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #339

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The Voice of Praise #204

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