Two Soldiers Lying As They Fell

DESCRIPTION: "Two soldiers lying as they fell Upon the reddened clay... Breathe their lives away." The one from New Hampshire has a wife and light-haired girl; the Georgian, a dark-haired girl. Both will be orphans. The soldiers die with their hands clasped
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1941 (Peters)
KEYWORDS: death children orphan Civilwar soldier
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peters, pp. 232-233, "Two Soldiers Lying As They Fell" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #15673
File: Pet232

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