Dying Prisoner, The

DESCRIPTION: A Union soldier is a prisoner in a Confederate prison and dying. He wishes for bread or water, and to be exchanged, or to see his mother or have a letter from home. Finally he knows death is near. He is going home where there's "no rebel sentry"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1866 (Musick-Larkin)
KEYWORDS: Civilwar prison dying death patriotic soldier mother
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Musick-Larkin 28, "The Dying Prisoner" (1 text)
Roud #4266
File: MuLa028

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