Poor Mother! Willie's Gone
War--Songs and music
Death--Songs and music
Mothers and sons
American Civil War (1861-1865)
A song [ with chorus ad libitum] founded on an incident of war." At top of cover, dedication: To Miss Frank Huntington of New York." Song about telling a mother that her son will not be returning home from war.
Seward, Theodore F. (Frelinghuysen)
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Root and Cady
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.
Illinois Sheet Music Collection
Seward, Theodore F. (Frelinghuysen), “Poor Mother! Willie's Gone,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 25, 2020, http://www.chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/31820.