John Bramblett Beall was born in Georgia on March 19, 1833. He served in the Civil War. He wrote a book of poems and short stories "In Barrack and Field: poems and sketches of army life" (Publishing House of the M. E.Church South, Nashville: 1906) and was a newspaper editor. B. B. (Benjamin Burk) Beall was his nephew.
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Display Title: The Willow and the OakFirst Line: I saw, when the wind swept over the meadTune Title: [I saw, when the wind swept over the mead]Author: J. B. BeallSource: Bright Beautiful Bells(Birmingham, Alabama: B. B. Beal & Company, 1900)