'The Battle Hymn of the Republic'
- Julia Ward Howe wrote the lyrics to “The Battle Hymn of the Republic" after visiting a Union Army Camp on the Potomac River near Washington D.C. in December of 1861. Her ancestors were famous during The American Revolutionary War.
I learned the words to this song in elementary school. I learned to play it on the piano at my grandma's. The United States has changed so much I believe I would be chastised for asking a student to learn it now.
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