The Patriot Mother's Prayer
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Also known as: "Protect my boy." Song about mothers asking a higher power to protect their sons fighting in war. Religious song. Cover presents illustration of a woman with hands together in prayer. She is surrounded by cherub type faces.
Webster, J. P. (Joseph Philbrick)
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
H. M. Higgins
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.
Illinois Sheet Music Collection
Webster, J. P. (Joseph Philbrick), “The Patriot Mother's Prayer,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 25, 2020, http://www.chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/31816.