William U. Butcher

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Born: 1829

Died: 1910


William Unruh Butcher was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania. He was active as a musician and was an editor for the music publisher T. C. Armstrong & Co. He was best known as the long-time editor of the newspaper the “Germantown Telegraph.” He composed a number of songs and his most popular composition was the sentimental song “The Dying Soldier to His Mother.” He died in Philadelphia.

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