Format Notated Music
Contributors Lee & Walker
Porter, James W.
Williamson, D. Brainerd
Dates 1862
Location Great Britain
United States
Language English
Subjects Armored Vessels
Choruses, Secular (Men's Voices, 4 Parts) with Piano
Civil War
Civil War and Reconstruction
Ericsson, John
Foreign Relations
Monitor (Ironclad)
Popular Songs of the Day
Songs and Music
United States. Navy
War and Conflict
O give us a navy of iron
Contributor Names
Porter, James W. (composer)
Williamson, D. Brainerd (lyricist)
Created / Published
Lee & Walker, Philadelphia, 1862.
Subject Headings
-  United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Songs and music
-  United States. Navy -- Songs and music
-  Choruses, Secular (Men's voices, 4 parts) with piano
-  Ericsson, John, 1803-1889 -- Songs and music
-  Monitor (Ironclad) -- Songs and music
-  Armored vessels -- United States -- Songs and music
-  United States. Navy -- Songs and music
-  United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain -- Songs and music
-  Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Songs and music
-  United States -- Foreign relations -- 1861-1865 -- Songs and music
-  Popular Songs of the Day
-  Songs and Music
-  War and Conflict
-  Civil War and Reconstruction (1861-1877)
-  Music associated with the Union side
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