David Adams Warden

   David Adams Warden was an American musician; born in London, England, in 1815; settled in the United States prior to the Civil War; was organist in. several Protestant Episcopal churches in his earlier years. During the Civil War he composed the music of many patriotic songs, which were sung by both armies. The best known of these include The Flags Come back to Tennessee, and All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight. He also wrote both the words and music of Mother, Don't Weep for Your Boy and Tell Me, Ye Winyed Yinds. and was author of a book of chants. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 4, 1902.