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Who Will Care for Mother Now

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Title: Who Will Care for Mother Now.
Cover Title: Who Will Care for Mother Now: Ballad.
First Line: Why am I so weak and weary.
First Line of Chorus: Soon with angels I'll be marching.
Name(s): Thompson, C. F. (Charles F.), composer
Sawyer, Charles Carroll, lyricist
Geo. Dunn & Compy, lithographer
Type of Resource: notated music
Genre: Sheet Music
Copyright Date: 1864
Date Issued: 1864
Publisher: Geo. Dunn & Compy
Place of Publication: Richmond, Virginia
Extent: 4 pages
Identifier: FSUML-CSMC-H3968 (IID), Hoogerwerf 3968 (catalog number), Rivest 316 (catalog number)
Instrumentation: voice
Credit Line: Confederate Sheet Music Collection, courtesy of Warren D. Allen Music Library, The Florida State University
Note(s): "[The affecting incident recorded in this beautiful Song occurred after one of our great victories. The fallen Hero, in the arms of his comrades, had no anxiety about himself or his condition, but fixed his last thoughts on earth on His Mother.]" - from caption
"Author of When This Cruel War is Over" printed after lyricist's name on cover page
Subject(s): Music -- Confederate States of America
Songs with piano
Flags -- Sheet music covers
Flowers -- Sheet music covers
American ballads
Library Classification: M2.3 .C61 C6
Held by: Warren D. Allen Music Library
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Sublocation: Confederate Sheet Music Collection
Goodspeed Collection
Owner Institution: FSU