“A Wife Bereaved of her Husband”


"My head and stay is loof (sic.) away And I am left alone. My husband dear, who was so near, Is took away and gone." The wife confesses her grief, admits she cannot rest, and says she will turn to Jesus


  1. Belden, p. 467, "A Wife Bereaved of her Husband" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7956
  3. BI, Beld467A


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1938 (Belden), from a diary of the Civil War era
Found in: US(So)