MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) was an American composer and conductor of the late Romantic era known primarily for American military marches. He is known as the “American March King.”

May 27, 1870 – The Morning Chronicle
Fenian News!
The Fenians from nearly every part of the State of New York, are mustering on the line of Hinchinbrooke [southern Quebec], with very large supplies of stores, arms and ammunition. The muster at this time numbers over 800 men. The volunteers of the district have all been despatched to the line, and a battle is expected. ...