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Edition - Bod13432

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from Pitts') Toy and Marble Warehouse, 26 Grafton Street, Soho; London

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28151

Title: Widow's last prayer. Answer to Mother is the battle over

First Line: O mother dear, now leave off crying

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2994

Title: The soldier's last letter to his mother

First Line: As I roved through the Irish town one evening last July

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

Harding B 11(4199)

Notes:  Torn at top left corner

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