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" There's only the sound of the lone sentry's tread, As he tramps from the rock to the fountain, And thinks of the two in the low trundle-bed Far away in the cot on the mountain. His musket falls slack; his face, dark and grim, Grows gentle with memories... "
A Complete Military History and Record of the 108th Regiment N.Y. Vols ... - Page 168
by George H. Washburn - 1894 - 521 pages
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 37

1863
...the low trundle bed Far away in the cot on the mountain. His musket Talle »lacle — his face «lark and grim, Grows gentle with memories tender, As he...prayer for the children asleep. And their mother—" muy Heaven defend her." The moon seems to shine as brightly as then — That night when the love yet...
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Mr. Russell on Bull Run: with a note, from the Rebellion record

Sir William Howard Russell - History - 1861 - 12 pages
...bed, Far away in the cot on the mountain. His musket Tails slack — his face, dark and grim, Grown gentle, with memories tender, As he mutters a prayer for the children asleep— For their mother — may Heaven defend her ! The moon seems to shine just as brightly as tbfcn,—...
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An errand to the South in the summer of 1862

William Wyndham Malet - Southern States - 1863 - 312 pages
...sound of the lone sentry's tread, As he tramps from the rock to the fountain, And thinks of the two on the low trundle-bed, Far away in the cot on the mountain...tender, As he mutters a prayer for the children asleep — For their mother — may Heaven defend her ! The moon seems to shine as brightly as then, That...
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POETICAL PEN-PICTURES OF THE WAR: SELECTED FROM OUR UNION POETS.

J HENRY HAYWARD. - 1863
...of the two in the low trundle-bed, Far away in the cot on the mountain. His musket falls back—his face, dark and grim, Grows gentle with memories tender,...As he mutters a prayer for the children asleep— The moon seems to shine just as brightly as then. That night when the love yet unspoken Leaped up to...
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Pen-pictures of the war: Lyrics, incidents, and sketches of the rebellion ...

United States - 1864 - 344 pages
...autumn moon. Or the light of the watch-fires are gleaming. A tremulous sigh, as the gentle night- wind Through the forest leaves softly is creeping ; While...tender, As he mutters a prayer for the children asleep, — For their mother, — may Heaven defend her ! The moon seems to shine just as brightly as then,...
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Lyrics of loyalty, arranged and edited by F. Moore

Frank Moore - 1864
...While stars up above, with their glittering eyes, Keep guard — for the army is sleeping. There 'a only the sound of the lone sentry's tread As he tramps...tender, As he mutters a prayer for the children asleep, — For their mother, — may Heaven defend her ! The moon seems to shine just as brightly as then,...
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Lyrics of loyalty, arranged and edited by F. Moore

Frank Moore - 1864
...above, with their glittering eyes, Keep guard — for the army is sleeping. There 's only the sourfd of the lone sentry's tread As he tramps from the rock...tender, As he mutters a prayer for the children asleep, — For their mother, — may Heaven defend her ! The moon seems to shine just as brightly as then,...
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LYRICS OF LOYALTY

FRANK MOORE - 1864
...tread As he tramps from the rock to the fountain, And thinks of the two in the low trundle-bed, Par away in the cot on the mountain. His musket falls...tender, As he mutters a prayer for the children asleep, — For their mother, — may Heaven defend her! The moon seems to shine just as brightly as then,...
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Poetical Pen-pictures of the War: Selected from Our Union Poets

American poetry - 1864 - 400 pages
...of the two in the low trundle-bed, Far away in the cot on the mountain. Ilia musket falls back — his face, dark and grim, Grows gentle with memories...tender, As he mutters a prayer for the children asleep — For their mother — may Heaven defend her ! The moon seems to shine just as brightly as then,...
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