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1777.
This song " was sung before General Sullivan and a few respecta­ble gentlemen, at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, after the battle of Trenton."
GENERAL SULLIVAN'S SONG.
Hark, the loud drums, hark, the shrill trumpet-oall to
arms, Come, Americans come, prepare for war's alarms, Whilst in array we stand, What soldier dare to land, Sure in the attempt to meet his doom, A leaden death, or a watery tomb;






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