Soldier from Missouri, The [Laws A16]

DESCRIPTION: A dying soldier sends a message to his home in Kansas. Having become a rebel at the urging of his neighbors and sweetheart; he regrets not following his mother's cautious advice
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1890 (Wehman, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: soldier death
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Laws A16, "The Soldier from Missouri"
Moore-Southwest 133, "The Soldier from Missouri" (1 text, 1 tune)
Randolph 213, "A Soldier from Missouri" (1 text plus an excerpt, 1 tune)
Randolph/Cohen, pp. 203-205, "A Soldier from Missouri" (1 text, 1 tune -- Randolph's 213A)
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 494-495, "Along the Kansas Line" (1 text)
DT 365, SOLDMISS

Roud #2206
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Kansas Line
NOTES: Neither Randolph nor Laws mentions the fact, but Cohen considers this a parody of "Bingen on the Rhine." - RBW
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File: LA16

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