Songs & Ballads Of the American Revolution

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PREFACE.
This volume presents a selection from the nu­merous productions in verse, which appeared dur­ing the war of the American Revolution. Many of them are taken from the newspapers and periodi­cal issues of the time ; others from original ballad-sheets and broadsides ; while some have been re­ceived from the recollections of a few surviving soldiers, who heard and sang them amid the trials of the camp and field.
Nearly every company had its " smart one " or






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