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William McCarty, comp.  The American National Song Book.  1842.
Vol. III: Military
Braddock’s Defeat
On the Death of General Wolfe
Brave Wolfe
Battle of Bunker Hill
General Warren; or, the Battle of Bunker Hill—1775
General Montgomery
Elegy on the Death of Gen. Montgomery by Ann Eliza Bleecker (1752–1783)
Battle of Bunker’s Hill
On the Death of General Montgomery by Brian Edwards
Hearts of Tempered Steel
Battle of Trenton
Capture of Cornwallis
The Soldier
To the Volunteers
A Soldier’s Advice
The Voice of America
A Soldier’s Life
The Soldier’s Call
The Death of the Brave
Battle of Bennington
An Elegy to the Memory of the American Volunteers
Battle of Princeton
American History
Taxation of America
Warren’s Address by John Pierpont (1785–1866)
Elegy on the Death of Brigadier-General Mercer
Burgoyne’s Surrender
The Battle of Monmouth by R. H.
To the Memory of the Brave Americans by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
To the Americans by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
Death of Col. Laurens by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
Ode: ‘Once more we’re one, a nation cries
Ierne’s Sons
Major André
The Patriot’s Adieu
Incentives to Valour
The Humours of Men
To the Volunteer
Sinclair’s Defeat
Hark! Hark!—1812
To the Memory of Captain Jacob Cheeseman
A Lady’s Adieu to Her Tea-Table
Lines Occasioned by the War—1777
Bunker’s Hill by John Burk (1775?–1808)
Come out, Ye Continentalers
Trenton and Princeton
General Burgoyne and the Boston Blockade
Two Stanzas: ‘Cornwallis led a country-dance
Song—1776: ‘The day is broke; my boys, push on
Song: ‘See they come—the heroes come!’ by William Dunlap (1766–1839)
Bunker’s Hill by John Neal (1793–1876)
The Rifleman’s Song at Bennington—1777
Washington to His Troops by Edward Conway Jones (1820–1865)
British Lamentation
General Burgoyne’s Lamentation
Elegy on the Death of Major Wyllys by St. John Honeywood (1763–1798)
War Song of Seventy-Six by Frederick William Thomas (1806–1866)
A New Song: the King’s Own Regulars, and Their Triumph over the Irregulars
General Wayne—1799
Monmouth—1778 by William Dunlap (1766–1839)
An Elegy on Lieut. De Hart by Colonel David Humphreys (1752–1818)
Elegy: ‘Enroll’d among the mighty dead’ by Joseph Brown Ladd (1764–1786)
Monody to the Memory of the Young Heroes
Elegy: ‘Ye sires of freedom, patrons of the brave!’
Song: ‘Hail, Freedom, all hail! on the top of Mount Breed
Sir Henry Clinton’s Invitation by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
An Epitaph: ‘What though no angel glanced aside the ball’ by Colonel David Humphreys (1752–1818)
A Dialogue at Hyde-Park Corner
Address to Cornwallis on Leaving Virginia
The Soldier’s Health
On General Washington
An Epitaph: ‘Like other things, this marble must decay’ by William Pierce
Pasquinade: ‘You know there goes a tale
General Gage’s Soliloquy
Lord Cornwallis to Sir Henry Clinton by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
To Lord Cornwallis by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
Sir Guy Carleton’s Address to the Americans—1782 by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
To Colonel Lovelace, of the British Guards
The Hero of Bridgewater by Charles L. S. Jones
Ode: ‘From Britain’s sea-girt isle
The Soldier Lad by Charles L. S. Jones
The Nation’s Guest by Charles L. S. Jones
Bunker’s Hill by Charles L. S. Jones
Ode: ‘Once more the rolling spheres proclaim
Lamentation for Gen. Washington
Columbia’s Lamentation for Gen. Washington
Great Britain
On the British Invasion—1814 by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
A Souvenir of Fort Mimms by Charles L. S. Jones
The Hero of Sandusky by Charles L. S. Jones
The Battle of Chippewa by Charles L. S. Jones
Royal Consultations by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
On Laying the Corner-stone of the Bunker-Hill Monument by John Pierpont (1785–1866)
To the Memory of Gen. Charles Lee by Thomas Paine (1737–1809)
On the Approach of the British to Baltimore—1814 by Margaret Botsford (b. 1790?)
Day of Glory
The Bugle by Samuel Woodworth (1784–1842)
Death of Stark by William Bingham Tappan (1794–1849)
Congress of 1776 by William Bingham Tappan (1794–1849)
Fort Bowyer by Charles L. S. Jones
Pulaski, and His Dragoons by Charles L. S. Jones
The Scar of Lexington by Hannah Flagg Gould (1789–1865)
The Last Veteran of the Revolution by William Bingham Tappan (1794–1849)
Liberty by William Bingham Tappan (1794–1849)
An Intended Inscription for the Monument on Beacon-Hill, in Boston by James Allen (1739–1808)
Saratoga by William Bingham Tappan (1794–1849)
La Fayette by William Bingham Tappan (1794–1849)
Descriptive Lines: ‘Far from this spot let sportive Fiction hie
The Fields of War by Isaac McLellan (1806–1899)
The Plain of Lexington by Robert Francis Astrop
The Tomb of the Brave by Joseph Hutton (1787–1828)
The Bell of the Revolution by William Bingham Tappan (1794–1849)
Fort Griswold, Sept. 6, 1781 by John Gardiner Calkins Brainard (1795–1828)
Battle of North Point
Elegiac Ode by George Richards
Lexington—“Seventy Five” by George Lunt (1803–1885)
The Siege of Baltimore by Angus Umphraville (b. 1797?)
Battle of La Tranche by Angus Umphraville (b. 1797?)
Song: ‘When the warrior returns from the battle afar
Ode: ‘Hark! how the passing bell
Address: ‘When first this clay the Forming Hand
Epitaph on General Wolfe
The Battle of New Orleans
The Battle of New Orleans by Thomas Wells
The Eighth of January; or, the Victory at New Orleans by T. J. Allen
Battle of Tippecanoe
Arnold’s Departure by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
Stanzas: ‘O dark was the cloud, and more dark the foreboding
The Tribute by Richard Dabney (1787?–1825)
The Washington Guards
Boreal’s Truce
On Gen. Washington’s Accepting the Command of the Army in 1798 by Brasseya Allen (1762–1831)
An Ancient Prophecy by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
The Volunteer’s March
The Pennsylvania Line
Sons of Freedom
Song of the Revolution by Edward M. Paxton
The Soldier’s Song
A New Bow Wow
The Battle of Plattsburgh
Columbia’s Bold Yeomanry—1814
The Battle of Baltimore
Song: ‘The first of Freedom’s chosen band
To the Memory of Brig. General Zebulon Montgomery Pike by William Ray (1771–1827)
The Hunters of Kentucky
The Heroine of the Revolution by Philip Freneau (1752–1832)
To the Memory of Lieutenant Nathaniel Sherman
Poem: ‘From realms of bondage and a tyrant’s reign’ by James Allen (1739–1808)
On the Death of Gen. Montgomery
Fragment: ‘Now Sol resplendent from the ocean rose
Ode to the Memory of Dr. Joseph Warren
America by Samuel Francis Smith (1808–1895)
The Battle of Bridgewater
The Battle-field by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Fall of Tecumseh
Seventy-Six by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
The Gathering of ’76 by Edward J. Porter
Rule, Columbia
Song of Marion’s Men by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Ode to Columbia by Edward Chapman
The Field of Orleans by Joseph Hutton (1787–1828)
To the Eagle by James Gates Percival (1795–1856)
The American Eagle by C. W. Thompson
To the American Flag by Joseph Rodman Drake (1795–1820)
The American Patriot’s Song
The Swamp Fox by William Gilmore Simms (1806–1870)
The Kentucky Volunteers
The Soldier’s Visit to His Family by John Neal (1793–1876)
Song: ‘The bright tear of beauty, in sadness, is stealing’ by Robert Waln (1794–1825)
Hymn: ‘When the dying flame of day’ by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)
The Green Mountain Boys by William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878)
Memento by William Ray (1771–1827)
The Host That Fights for Liberty
Ode to the Spirit of Kosciusko by David Macbeth Moir (1798–1851)
Tecumseh by George Hooker Colton (1818–1847)
The Last Revolutionary by Jesse Erskine Dow (1809–1850)
Hurrah for Our Country!
Stanzas Written at Fort Erie
An Elegy: ‘A happy autumn, with accustom’d cheer
Song: ‘Far o’er the sounding billows’ by Jacob B. Moore
Patriotic Song: ‘When Freedom midst the battle-storm’ by Robert Stevenson Coffin (1797–1827)
An Account of the Battle
Arrival of General La Fayette by Robert Stevenson Coffin (1797–1827)
Death of Warren by Epes Sargent (1813–1880)
Queenstown Heights
Battle of Orleans by Charles Mead
His Captors to Andre by James William Miller (d. 1829)
Lexington by Prosper Montgomery Wetmore (1798–1876)
Hurrah for the White, Red, and Blue
Capture of Cornwallis
Jackson’s Address by Leander Kerr
The Battle of Bennington by Thomas P. Rodman
Responsive Chorus: ‘We stood in the battle when Tyranny came’ by Alonzo Lewis (1794–1861)
American Volunteers by Charles Mead
The Flag of Freedom by Alonzo Lewis (1794–1861)
Lines: ‘Hail! sons of generous valour’ by Joseph Rodman Drake (1795–1820)
Michigan Forest
Battle of New Orleans by I. C. Gillen
Acrostic: ‘Go home, you vain Britons
National Jubilee
Welcome La Fayette by Samuel Woodworth (1784–1842)
Columbia, Land of Liberty
Hey for Yankee Sons
Bolivar; or, the Hero of Liberty
Unfurl Our Standard High by Owen Grenliffe Warren
Battle of New Orleans by Samuel Woodworth (1784–1842)
The Surrender of Cornwallis
The Heroes of Queenstown
The True American
The Free Warrior’s Song
The Frogs of Windham
The Yankees’ Version
To the Memory of William Lowe
James Allen’s Poem on the Battle of Bunker Hill
I Dearly Love the Free
The Flag of the United States by Thomas G. Spear
The Land of Heroes
The Noble Lads of Canada
Andre’s Request to Washington by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1806–1867)
The Winnebagoe’s Sigh
We Cannot War
The Dying Warrior by George Hooker Colton (1818–1847)
Columbia’s Champions
Epigram, 1785: ‘Ye kings, behold a brother fall!’
Liberty and Washington by John Hill Hewitt (1801–1890)
Our Country by William Jewett Pabodie (1813–1870)
Land of Our Birth by Alonzo Lewis (1794–1861)
Epistle: ‘While many a servile muse her succour lends
Song: ‘When first, by Heaven’s inspiring skill
To the Memory of Tench Tilghman, Esq.
To Liberty
The Battle of Queenstown by William Banker, Jr.
The American Sword
Maine Battle Song
A Bloody Battle
The American Flag
On the Death of Capt. L. Story
The Surprise
War Song—1776
A Song for the Sons of Liberty by Benjamin Young Prime (1733–1791)
Ode: ‘When Liberty first raised her voice in our land’ by Thomas Powar
Capture of Burgoyne
An Ode: ‘When the Almighty’s fiat gave
The Capture of Burgoyne
Fourth of July Ode by Willis Gaylord Clark (1808–1841)
The Progress of Sir Jack Brag
Sumpter’s Band by James Wright Simmons (1790–1858)
Gen. William Henry Harrison by George Hooker Colton (1818–1847)



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