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This ballad was known during the revolution, as the " North Campaign," " Gates' Song," and " A Song for the Red-Coats." It has been attributed to a u private of Colonel Brook's regiment," ] and also to the author of " American Taxation."
A SONG FOR THE RED-COATS.
Come unto me ye heroes
Whose hearts are true and bold, Who value more your honor,
Than others do their gold; Give ear unto my story,
And I the truth will tell, Concerning many a soldier-,
Who for his country fell.