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Marching Home

We are on our way to the realms of day, Marching home, we're marching home

Author: Anthony J. Showalter
Tune: [We are on our way to the realms of day]
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Anthony J. Showalter

Anthony Johnson Showalter USA 1858-1924/ Born in Cherry Grove, VA, he became an organist, gospel music composer, author, teacher, editor, and publisher. He was taught by his father and in 1876 received training at the Ruebush-Kieffer School of Music, Dayton, VA. He also attended George Root’s National Normal school at Erie, PA, and Dr Palmer’s International Normal at Meadville, PA. He was teaching music in shape note singing schools by age 14. He taught literary school at age 19, and normal music schools at age 22, when he also published his first book. In 1881 he married Lucy Carolyn (Callie) Walser of TX, and they had seven children: Tennie, Karl, Essie, Jennie, Lena, Margaret, and Nellie. At age 23 he published his “Harmo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We are on our way to the realms of day, Marching home, we're marching home
Title: Marching Home
Author: Anthony J. Showalter
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We are marching home to God
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Gospel Call #d48

Our Thankful Songs #d207

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Songs and Praises #48

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The Harp of Glory #58

The Highway to Heaven #d178

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The Young People's Hymnal No. 3 #120

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