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Just Before the Battle, Mother

by Geo. F. Root
Musical Score; Online
1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 34 cm.
Variant Title
First line of text: Just before the battle, Mother
First line of chorus: Farewell Mother, you may never press me to your heart again
Chicago (67 Washington St., Chicago) : Root & Cady, [between 1865 and 1871]
  • For voice, chorus (SATB) and piano.
  • Publication date inferred from publisher's address.
  • Title page illustration: Title set within an oval frame. Around the frame is a floral border and scenes illustrating five popular song titles: The vacant chair, Silent lute, Who'll save the left, Battll [sic] cry of freedom, and Within sound of the enemy's guns / Copcutt-Williams Sc.
Publisher/plate no.
  • 328 Root & Cady
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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M1 .S445 v.110 no.20