Soldier's Dying Wife, The

DESCRIPTION: A mother is dying. "How can I bear to leave my little children... No father near... away from here tonight in the army of the union... he loved his country children wife but country best of all." She leaves a note for her husband and dies
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1863 (Musick-Larkin)
KEYWORDS: Civilwar war dying death patriotic soldier children wife
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Musick-Larkin 29, "The Soldiers Dying Wife" (1 text)
Roud #4267
File: MuLa029

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