Description
Item Description:First line: Why am I so weak nd weary?
Without music.
Date based on sheet music copyright and similar publications.
Blue monochromatic illustration of soldier, carrying a flag, framed by two drummers, at head of song sheet.
"During one of our late battles, among many other noble fellows . . ."--Beneath statement of responsibility.
Text of song, printed in blue, in double columns, in three eight-line stanzas, each with four-line chorus.
"Published and Sold by G.P. Hardwick, cor. N.J. ave. and F st. Washʼin."--Beneath text.
At foot of song sheet: "Author Veteran Volunteer, Battle of Chattanooga ."
OCLC #48091714 credits song as a Minstrel song.
OCLC #37736005 credits song as a ballad.
Several OCLC & CPM editions (earliest 1861-1876, # 000716-BROAD)--credit Thompson.
CPM song sheet edition # 000353-BROAD (1864)--credits companion song.
binder 18, item 162
Notation: Lyrics only
Physical Description:1 broadside (1 item on 1 sheet) : col. ill. ; ca. 20 x 13 cm.