The song of the legion of the rearguard
the rallying song of the Republic; dedicated with sincere affection and respect to President Eamon de Valera /
written and composed by Jack O'Sheehan.
|Main Creator:||O'Sheehan, Jack.|
|Published / Created:||
Dublin : The Emton Press, 1924.
Front cover has print of composer's signature.
Remaining text: '...written and composed by Jack O'Sheehan in Hare Park Internment Camp, 1923.'
First line of lyric reads: 'Lurid the morning with flame and shot and shell...'
Caption title reads: '"Soldiers of liberty - legion of the rear-guard" - President De Valera's message 24th May 1923.'
In the key of E major.
Stamped NLI 1934.
Physical description: 1 score (4 p.); 37 x 27 cm.