Sleep Soldier Sleep
World War (1914-1918)
Soldiers--Songs and music
War--Songs and music
Song about soldiers in death waking when a higher power calls them on to heaven. Associated with World War I. Contains religious aspects. On cover photograph:" Posed by Thomasanne Payne, Authoress and Carl Stickelman, Sculptor, beside the First Monument dedicated to Peace, November 11, 1918-(by the Authoress). The picture includes the President's wreath and the Gresham flag." On back cover there is a promotion song "We Have Come Lafayette."
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.
Illinois Sheet Music Collection
Payne, Thomasanne, “Sleep Soldier Sleep,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 25, 2020, http://www.chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/31835.