1863 'Weeping, Sad and Lonely' Original Song Sheet - Civil War
This is an orignal 1863 song sheet of 'Weeping, Sad, and Lonely' or 'When This Cruel World is Over' was written by Charles Carroll Sawyer with music written and arranged by Henry Tucker. Most popular of all in North and South alike, this song was heard in every camp with the Southern soldiers inserting gray for blue in the sixth line of the first stanza. It is doubtful if any other American song was ever upon so many tongues. One million copies were sold during the war. "Dearest love, do you remember, When we last did meet, How you told me that you loved me, Kneeling at my feet?" goes some of the words of the song.
Original and in great shape with little foxing, it is 10.25" x 13.5".
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