My Name is Laban Childers

DESCRIPTION: A song of a volunteer who served in the First World War. He describes how troops were assembled and trained, with many local young men leaving their homes and work. His friend Martin Borders is killed. He says he will not forget
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Thomas)
KEYWORDS: war soldier work separation death
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thomas-Makin', pp. 99-100, (no title) (1 text)
File: ThBa099

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