Enlist in the Army

See our grand and noble army that is marching on today

Author: L. E. Jones
Tune: [See our grand and noble army that is marching on today]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: L. E. Jones

Lewis Edgar Jones USA 1865-1936. Born in Yates City, IL, his family moved near Davenport, IA, where he lived on a farm until age 21. He went into business for awhile, and attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. He was a classmate of evangelist, Billy Sunday. After graduating, he worked for the YMCA in Davenport, IA; Fort Worth, TX (1915, as general secretary); and Santa Barbara, CA (1925 as general secretary). Hymn writing was his avocation, and he wrote 200+, advising that many came from pastors’ sermons. He married Lora May Wright (1872-1950), and they had a daughter, Frances Ellen (1897-1982). He died in Santa Barbara, CA. John Perry  Go to person page >

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First Line: See our grand and noble army that is marching on today
Title: Enlist in the Army
Author: L. E. Jones
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Enlist in the army, enlist in the army
Publication Date: 1898
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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