Item Description:First line: Why am I so weak and weary?
Without music.
Date based on sheet music copyright and printer address in contemporaneous city directories.
At head of song sheet: "J. H. Johnson, Song Publisher, 7 N. Tenth St., Philadelphia."
"See the Answer to this Song, 'Kind Friends are Near Her.'"--Beneath author's name.
"During one of our late battles ... fevered cheeks, 'Who will care for Mother now?"--Above text.
Text of song in three eight-line stanzas, each with chorus.
"Music Published by Sawyer and Thompson, 59 Fulton Avenue, Brooklyn."--Beneath text.
At foot of song sheet: "J. H. Johnson, Stationer & Printer, 7 N. 10th St., Philadelphia."
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 Sawyer & Thompson.
CPM song sheet edition # 000353-BROAD (1864)--credits companion song.
See variant editions: 000716-BROAD, 001221-BROAD, 001653-BROAD, 001654-BROAD, 002864-BROAD, 003190-BROAD, and 003233-BROAD.
binder 7, item 100
Notation: Lyrics only
Physical Description:1 broadside ; ca. 21 x 12 cm.