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The Battle Hymn of the Republic (1911)

This patriotic and historic picture portrays the writing of the famous national hymn by Mrs. Julia Ward Howe. In the early part of the Civil War President Lincoln was very much discouraged ... See full summary »

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Edward Thomas
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James Morrison
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This patriotic and historic picture portrays the writing of the famous national hymn by Mrs. Julia Ward Howe. In the early part of the Civil War President Lincoln was very much discouraged at the lack of enthusiasm and the tardiness with which the people answered the call for volunteers to join the army. Mrs. Howe, in talking the matter over with the president, become very much impressed with the need of arousing the people to a fuller appreciation of the cause of the North and the maintenance of the Republic. The matter weighed so much upon her mind she could think of little else; during her slumbers she was so obsessed with her theme that one night in her sleep she arose from her bed and penned these immortal words: "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 hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword. His truth is marching on. I have seen Him in the watch fires of a hundred ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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30 June 1911 (USA)  »

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