“The Plains of Waterloo (III)”


A boast of the bloody victory at Waterloo, telling of Mooney, who rides a milk-white steed as he rides his troops, and of General Hill, one of thousands of casualties

Historical references

  • June 18, 1815 - Battle of Waterloo


  1. Laws J4, "The Plains of Waterloo III"
  2. Dean, pp. 118-119, "The Battle of Waterloo" (1 text)
  3. SharpAp 139, "Waterloo" (1 text, 1 tune)
  4. DT 391, PLNSWLOO*
  5. Roud #1923
  6. BI, LJ04


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1918 (Cecil Sharp collection)
Keywords: war Napoleon battle
Found in: US(SE,So)