We are a band of chosen ones

We are a band of chosen ones

Author: W. Macomber
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: W. Macomber

Born: September 15, 1865, Bucksport, Maine. Died: October 19, 1896, Lisbon, Portugal. Often misidentified as "William," Macomber came to Christ at age 16, then worked distributing materials for the American Bible Society. In 1890, he enrolled at the New York Missionary Training Institute (later renamed Nyack College), and in 1892 went to the Congo for the International Missionary Alliance. He returned to America a year later for health reasons, and in 1894 began teaching the Congolese language at his alma mater. He compiled an English-Fioti grammar and dictionary for use by missionaries, and in 1896 returned to missionary work in the Congo. Once again, ill health forced his departure, but he never made it to America, and succumbed in Por… Go to person page >

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First Line: We are a band of chosen ones
Author: W. Macomber
Refrain First Line: March on, march on, to set the captives free
Copyright: Public Domain

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Selections from Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry, and Other Hymns. Special ed. for Campaign Use #d144

Warrior Songs for the White Cavalry #d101

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