These recordings of oral history, play songs, blues, spirituals, and stories were made in 1948 when Alan Lomax invited Vera Hall to come from her home in Livingston, Alabama, to New York City for a concert. Vera Hall's mother had been a slave, and...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Homesickness;
Jeremiah discussing his wish to leave the war and his desire to find a replacement.
Songs--United States--20th Century; Popular Music--United States
Cover: drawing of a mother holding her son, as she visualizes a battle scene; photo inset of the American Comedy Four, four Caucasians, one in blackface; text at the top reads ""A Mother's Plea for Peace""