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  • This Day in History: The origins of the Battle Hymn of the Republic

    11/18/2017 6:36:43 AM PST · by iowamark · 492 replies ^ | November 18, 2017 | Tara Ross
    On or around this day in 1861, Julia Ward Howe is inspired to write the Battle Hymn of the Republic. Did you know that this much-loved patriotic song has its roots in the Civil War years? Julia was the daughter of a Wall Street broker and a poet. She was well-educated and was able to speak fluently in several languages. Like her mother, she loved to write. She also became very interested in the abolitionist and suffragette causes. Samuel Howe was progressive in many ways, but he wasn’t too keen on expanding women’s rights. He thought Julia’s place was in...
  • 155th Anniversary of America’s Most God-Inspired Patriotic Song

    04/09/2017 7:41:10 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 32 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | April 9, 2017 | JP
    One hundred fifty-five years ago, the Atlantic Monthly published on its front cover the lyrics to “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” which not only is one of this nation’s most well-known patriot songs, but also, arguably, its most spiritual. The melody was borrowed from a Civil War marching song, which paid tribute to the abolitionist John Brown, and which was popular with Union soldiers. The song’s lyrics – “poor old John Brown is dead, his body lies mouldering in the grave” – were inoffensive to soldiers marching into battle, but deemed too coarse to be sung by the general...
  • "Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory"

    03/25/2017 8:07:50 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1966 | Anita Bryant
  • Wife of School for Blind Director inspired Teddy Roosevelt...

    02/01/2017 6:38:00 PM PST · by stars & stripes forever · 10 replies
    Five dollars was all she was paid by the Atlantic Monthly Magazine for her poem, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," published FEBRUARY 1, 1862. It became Lincoln's favorite song and the Union's theme song. Her name was Julia Ward Howe, the daughter of a Wall Street banker and the wife of Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, director of a school for the blind in Boston, which grew into the famous Perkins Institute. Julia and her husband entertained John Brown in their home and published the anti-slavery journal Commonwealth. In 1861, Julia traveled to Washington, D.C., and saw the city teeming...
  • Setting Patriotism Free from its Bonds

    10/20/2016 9:57:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/20/16 | Judi McLeod
    Battle Hymn of the Republic Patriotism, which is the very heart and soul of America, is Number 1 on the globalists’ Hit List. Patriotism, now stirring again in every corner of America , will elect a president striving against all odds to ‘Make America Great Again’.
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PMPM,EDT,WABC AM,April 25,2013

    04/25/2013 8:52:41 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 84 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | April 25, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Watering Down Our Heritage

    02/27/2011 9:14:37 PM PST · by stolinsky · 22 replies ^ | 02-28-11 | stolinsky
    Back in the Jurassic Era when I was young, we learned “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” in school, and I often heard it on the radio on national holidays. We learned two verses, the first and the fifth. The words of the fifth verse made a deep impression on me: As he died to make men holy, let us die to make men free. It implanted in my youthful mind the idea that fighting for freedom sometimes requires actually FIGHTING for freedom, which includes the possibility of dying for freedom. But now, I rarely hear this inspiring hymn on...
  • "Battle Hymn of the Rush Limbaugh" - Video 10/08/09

    10/08/2009 11:02:45 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 36 replies · 1,127+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | October 08, 2009 | Michael
    Here is video of Rush Limbaugh's parody of children singing to Obama "Battle Hymn of the Rush Limbaugh." (Video)
  • vanity - Battle Hymn Of The Republic

    06/27/2009 3:52:26 PM PDT · by BornToBeAmerican · 35 replies · 1,115+ views
    Hey all, this really lifted me today and I thought I would share it with you all. All is not Lost!!!!!!!

    05/22/2009 10:45:57 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 8 replies · 659+ views
    YouTube ^ | May 27, 2007 | rwrforever
    Found this video on You Tube tonight. Thought the guy who made it did an excellent job. Thank GOD for all our brave fighting men and women throughout the centuries. Hat tip to TXBubba for posting another Battle Hymn video on her FaceBook page tonight which then led me to finding this video. Happy Memorial Day Weekend.
  • Patriotism: Not Quite Dead in Public Schools [Great Rendition of Battle Hymn of the Republic]

    05/06/2008 6:25:38 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 52 replies · 447+ views ^ | May 6, 2008 | "GreatDanePro"
    This arrangement of the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" is performed by four high school choirs, plus a choir of elementary school children. A band accompanies the choirs, and the accompanying web graphics are beautifully done. The web site host, GreatDanePro, says, "I found the arrangement deeply moving. The little kids get the first verse to themselves, then the high schoolers join in." Click on the link to hear the childrens' choirs giving it all they've got!
  • At Correspondents Dinner: Brian Williams Belches 'Battle Hymn of the Republic'

    03/29/2007 1:18:21 PM PDT · by meg88 · 70 replies · 419+ views ^ | 3/29/07 | Scott Whitlock
    On Thursday’s morning shows, all three networks seemed to take delight in showing "MC Rove" ham it up for Wednesday night’s Radio & Television Correspondents Association dinner. None, however, showed the video footage of the distinguished Brian Williams, anchor of the "NBC Nightly News," burping the "Battle Hymn of the Republic." The Los Angeles Times, one media outlet that did report the event, covered it this way: For their first act, [comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood] recruited NBC anchor Williams and Cheryl Gould, senior vice president of NBC News, to deliver the sound effects for a nonsensical skit about...
  • The Battle Hymn of the Republic Corrected [for p.c.]

    10/01/2004 10:49:36 AM PDT · by dukeman · 2 replies · 556+ views
    First Things ^ | 1993 | Paul V. Mankowski
    The Battle Hymn of the Republic, Corrected (Chanted to no tune in particular) BEFORE: by Julia Ward Howe Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord. He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored. He has loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword. His truth is marching on! Glory, glory, Hallelujah! Glory, glory, Hallelujah! Glory, glory, Hallelujah! His truth is marching on! He has sounded forth the trumpet that will never call retreat. He is sifting out the hearts of men before his judgment seat. Be swift, my soul,...
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic

    04/01/2003 8:29:53 PM PST · by MNnice · 17 replies · 1,665+ views
    For those seeking strength, in this most auspicious hour, here's a link to an MP3 of the "Battle Hymn of The Republic." Feel free to download and play in honor of this nation's bravest, many of whom no doubt will not be returning to their families. They will not have died in vain.