Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


T. Watts, Printer, 14, Snowhill, Birmingham


Ballad - Roud Number: 493

Title: The deserter

First Line: As I was a walking along the highway

Themes:  Soldiers


IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
44G312: Prisoner; in fetters
45C16(CANNON): Firearms: cannon
45D312(+22): Officer (+ cavalry, horsemen)
45B9: Desertion
45B421: Military police, provost


Shelfmark: Harding B 25(506)

Notes:  Slip

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