Just After the Battle, Mother
Songs and music
Mothers and sons
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Illustrated three verse song and chorus. Lyrics depict wounded soldier telling his mother of the victorious battle he fought in and how he was shot. Color cover image depicts wounded soldier with angel on the battlefield on left and woman praying in front of a house on the right.
Root, George F.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.
Root, George F., “Just After the Battle, Mother,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed March 28, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22812.