"AS HE DIED TO MAKE MEN HOLY, LET US DIE TO MAKE MEN FREE, WHILE GOD IS MARCHING ON!"
HOWE, Julia Ward. Autograph lyrics signed. No place, July 18, 1900.
Autograph lyrics for "Battle Hymn of the Republic," inscribed and signed by their author: "In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born, across the sea, With a glory in his bosom that transfigures you and me. As he died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on! Julia War Howe. July 18th, 1900." Handsomely frame with a first day cover with a cachet portrait of Howe. $6800.