Popular song during the American Civil War, making soldiers homesick on both sides of the line. Joseph Webster also composed In The Sweet By And By.
Metropolitan Quartet [for Edison]
Charlie Williams [taking credits]
Johnny Cash [crediting Charlie Williams, so do Bobby Bare, Slim Whitman, Waylon Jenninge and Tex Ritter]
Elvis Presley [as Forget Me Never on lp Elvis For Everyone; cut in '60 for film Wild In The Country]
Not to be confused with plantation song (No More The Moon Shines On) Lorena, first recorded as Way Down In Alabama (see there).