Poor Mother! Willie's Gone

Title

Poor Mother! Willie's Gone

Subject

Sheet music
War--Songs and music
Death--Songs and music
Soldiers--Death
Mothers and sons
American Civil War (1861-1865)

Description

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.

Creator

Seward, Theodore F. (Frelinghuysen)

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1864

Contributor

Root and Cady

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

200031
Illinois Sheet Music Collection
O-P

Coverage

Chicago

Original Format

5
35 cm

Citation

Seward, Theodore F. (Frelinghuysen), “Poor Mother! Willie's Gone,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed September 25, 2020, http://www.chroniclingillinois.org/items/show/31820.