Just Before the Battle, Mother

Title

Just Before the Battle, Mother

Subject

Broadsides
Songs and music
War songs
Soldiers
Death
Mothers and Sons
Farewells
American Civil War (1861-1865)
United States--Confederate States of America
United States. Army
Confederate States of America. Army

Description

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.

Creator

Root, George F.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

ca. 1863-1864

Contributor

Root & Cady

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

301286
37540000517708

Coverage

Chicago

Original Format

1
21 cm

Citation

Root, George F., “Just Before the Battle, Mother,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 20, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22813.