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|Work Title||The Battle-Cry of Freedom|
|Composer||Schreiner, Hermann L.|
|I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No.||IHS 21|
|Librettist||William Henry Barnes (ca.1840/45-1866)|
|Average DurationAvg. Duration||4-5 minutes|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Romantic|
George F. Root wrote the original "Battle-Cry of Freedom" for the Union. Schreiner's Confederate version, while it's in the same style as Root's, is different in lyrics and melody and stands on its on.