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Subject: FORT HENRY, BATTLE OF (1862)
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BOY BRITTAN [FEBRUARY 8, 1862], by BYRON FORCEYTHE WILLSON    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: Boy brittan - only a lad a fair-haired boy - sixteen
Last Line: "my darling, thou shalt rest!"
Alternate Author Name(s): Willson, Forceythe
Subject(s): American Civil War; Death; Fort Henry, Battle Of (1862); Sailing & Sailors; United States - History; Dead, The; Seamen; Sails