"The Battle Hymn of the Republic" is a Civil War song from the North.


*Alternate, more modern line: "As He died to make men holy, let us live to make men free."

Written by Julia Ward Howe in 1861 to the tune of the earlier song, "John Brown's Body".



1st MP3: Performed by Frank C. Stanley, Elise Stevenson, and a mixed quartet in 1908.


2nd MP3: Performed by United States Air Force Band Airmen of Note, Colonel Dennis M. Layendecker, Commander and Music Director.