“In Manila Bay -- A Stirring Patriotic War Song” Sheet Music

Description (Brief)
This sheet music for the song “In Manila Bay - A Stirring Patriotic War Song” was written by Charles Alsop and was published by the Philadelphia Press of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 22, 1898. The sheet music was written expressly for the Philadelphia Sunday Press, rather than being a previously published piece inserted into the paper as a supplement. The piece was written for George Dewey, who was known as the Hero of Manila and promoted to Admiral of the Navy for winning the battle of Manila Bay with only one American casualty.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
date made
1898
composer; lyricist
Alsop, Charles F.
publisher
Philadelphia Press
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 8 1/2 in; 30.48 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
1982.0440.25
accession number
1982.0440
catalog number
1982.0440.25
subject
Music
Music & Musical Instruments
Sheet Music
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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