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Memorial Hymn to General Armstrong

Memorial Hymn to General Armstrong Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/black-sacred-music/article-pdf/1/2/40/791733/40bacon.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 13 February 2021 Alice Mabel Bacon ( 1858-1918) was a teacher at Hampton Institute from 1883-1900. Born in New Haven the daughter of a Congregationalist minister who was an antislavery advocate, Miss . Bacon worked toward the uplift of the oppressed black race for a short period during Reconstructionism. Her hymn is dedicated to General Samuel Chapman Armstrong ( 1839-1893), the founder (1868) and first principal (until 1893) of Hampton Institute. 'Alice Bacon's hymn and photograph are provided by the Archives at Hampton University. 40 41 Memorial Hymn Wori!a 'b7 ALICE K. BACON. Kuslc 'b7 EiNEST now CilTEB, 1893. Li - ~ - mf -~ God and free-dom's sake read- y to die. For - ward I his on - ly thought- ~ 5 ~-~ f:~ :~~=f~~=f&µ=~e~=I-~ I f~~C19 1 1 =--~ ff ~~=Ei==E . r=m=-0:d+d ~&=g;~~@_pj_@tl For - ward, till all is wrought! Freedom the encl he sought-Free-dom for slaves. --L2 :f:: ... _~J~ . ,. _. ~,.__. 1:2. . ~--~ -~-=:~Af;~~~-~ 2 Battles all ended now-silent the clamor,­ 3 Heading still dusky troops, leading them onward, Freedom for one and all-never more slave-­ Upward from slavehood's curse-up toward the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Black Sacred Music Duke University Press

Memorial Hymn to General Armstrong

Black Sacred Music , Volume 1 (2) – Sep 1, 1987

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© Copyright 1987 JBSM/Jon Michael Spencer
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1043-9455
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2640-9879
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10.1215/10439455-1.2.40
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Downloaded from http://read.dukeupress.edu/black-sacred-music/article-pdf/1/2/40/791733/40bacon.pdf by DEEPDYVE INC user on 13 February 2021 Alice Mabel Bacon ( 1858-1918) was a teacher at Hampton Institute from 1883-1900. Born in New Haven the daughter of a Congregationalist minister who was an antislavery advocate, Miss . Bacon worked toward the uplift of the oppressed black race for a short period during Reconstructionism. Her hymn is dedicated to General Samuel Chapman Armstrong ( 1839-1893), the founder (1868) and first principal (until 1893) of Hampton Institute. 'Alice Bacon's hymn and photograph are provided by the Archives at Hampton University. 40 41 Memorial Hymn Wori!a 'b7 ALICE K. BACON. Kuslc 'b7 EiNEST now CilTEB, 1893. Li - ~ - mf -~ God and free-dom's sake read- y to die. For - ward I his on - ly thought- ~ 5 ~-~ f:~ :~~=f~~=f&µ=~e~=I-~ I f~~C19 1 1 =--~ ff ~~=Ei==E . r=m=-0:d+d ~&=g;~~@_pj_@tl For - ward, till all is wrought! Freedom the encl he sought-Free-dom for slaves. --L2 :f:: ... _~J~ . ,. _. ~,.__. 1:2. . ~--~ -~-=:~Af;~~~-~ 2 Battles all ended now-silent the clamor,­ 3 Heading still dusky troops, leading them onward, Freedom for one and all-never more slave-­ Upward from slavehood's curse-up toward the

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Black Sacred MusicDuke University Press

Published: Sep 1, 1987

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