Seeing Nellie Home

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"Seeing Nellie Home" was an American song first published in the 1850s under the name "When I Saw Sweet Nellie Home."[1] It was composed and arranged by John Fletcher. Frances Kyle is said to have written the lyrics. In subsequent versions of this song, the lyrics have been changed somewhat.[2] Sometimes the song has been referred to as "Aunt Dinah's Quilting Party."

A Civil War song, "Mother, I Am Going," was sung to the tune of "Seeing Nellie Home."

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