Just Before the Battle, Mother
Songs and music
Mothers and Sons
American Civil War (1861-1865)
United States--Confederate States of America
United States. Army
Confederate States of America. Army
Three verse song and chorus. Lyrics depict soldier's final thoughts and goodbyes to mother before going into a battle he may not survive. Color cover image depicts Union and Confederate lines during battle with the Confederate troops in the foreground.
Root, George F.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Root & Cady
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.
Root, George F., “Just Before the Battle, Mother,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed June 2, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22813.