Blue and the Gray (II), The

DESCRIPTION: "By the flowing of the inland river, Where the fleet of iron has fled... Asleep are the ranks of dead." In one grave, the Blue (Union) soldier, in the other, the Gray. Most mourners leave flowers for only one, but one day, flowers appear for both
AUTHOR: Words: M. F. Finch / Music: Felix Schelling
EARLIEST DATE: 1869 (sheet music published by Reed Meyer, according to Silber-CivWarFull)
KEYWORDS: Civilwar death burial
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Silber-CivWarFull, pp. 353-355, "The Blue and the Gray" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: SCWF353

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