God Rest Ye Merry, Soldiers

God Rest Ye Merry Soldiers In the waning days of Union and Confederate troops set up camp within earshot of one another in Murfreesboro Tennessee Christmas had just passed and for many of these battle wearied young sold

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen is an English traditional Christmas carol It is in the Roxburghe Collection iii , and is listed as no in the Roud Folk Song Index It is also known as Tidings of Comfort and Joy, and by variant incipits as Come All You Worthy Gentlemen God Rest Ye Merry, GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN lyrics CAROLS God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen was first published in when it appeared in Christmas Carols Ancient and Modern, a collection of seasonal carols gathered by William B Sandys The lyrics of God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen are traditional olde English and are reputed to date back to the th century although the author is unknown. Christmas Songs God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen Lyrics God rest ye merry, gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember, Christ, our Savior Was born on Christmas Day To save us all from Satan s power When we were gone astray Traditional God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Lyrics Genius God rest ye merry, gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember, Christ, our Saviour Was born on Christmas day To save us all from Satan s power When we were gone astray FACT CHECK God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen snopes Claim The opening line of the Christmas carol quot God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemenquot means quot God make you mighty, gentlemen.quot God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen Hymnary God rest you merry, gentlemen, let nothing you dismay, remember Christ our Savior was born on Christmas day, to save us all from Satan s pow r when we were gone astray God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen lyrics CHRISTMAS CAROLS LYRICS God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, Let nothing you dismay Remember Christ, our Saviour, Was born on Christmas day, To save us all from Satan s power When we were gone astray. Behind the Christmas Carol God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Nov , God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen has been a traditional Christmas carol since the mid th Century This may be due to Queen Victoria s love for carols, which found their way into the Anglican Church and soon spread to America and Europe. Glee Cast God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Lyrics MetroLyrics God rest ye merry, gentlemen Let nothing you dismay Remember, Christ, our Saviour Was born on Christmas day To save us all from Satan s power When we were gone astray

  • Title: God Rest Ye Merry, Soldiers
  • Author: James McIvor
  • ISBN: 9781436293563
  • Page: 126
  • Format: ebook
  • In the waning days of 1862, Union and Confederate troops set up camp within earshot of one another in Murfreesboro, Tennessee Christmas had just passed, and for many of these battle wearied young soldiers the holiday season was a melancholy reminder of the families and loved ones they d left behind Bands from both camps played patriotic songs in an attempt to raise spiriIn the waning days of 1862, Union and Confederate troops set up camp within earshot of one another in Murfreesboro, Tennessee Christmas had just passed, and for many of these battle wearied young soldiers the holiday season was a melancholy reminder of the families and loved ones they d left behind Bands from both camps played patriotic songs in an attempt to raise spirits, a musical duel that presaged the bloody battle to come Then, something extraordinary occurred One of the bands began playing a popular sentimental tune called Home Sweet Home Soon, bands from both sides picked up the tune, and before long thousands of Northern and Southern soldiers had joined together in song God Rest Ye Merry, Soldiers A True Civil War Christmas Story tells the tale of this yuletide interlude, which came at a time when the early optimism of the Civil War had given way to the bitter realities of seemingly endless bloodshed Told through soldiers letters and period songs, God Rest Ye Merry, Soldiers is the hopeful and touching story of human compassion in the midst of unspeakable violence.

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