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110 THE ORDER OF THE DAY.
THE ORDER OF THE DAY.
BY G. FORRESTER BARSTOW.
Air—" Jeannette and JeannoV
THE morning light is breaking, the darkness disappears;
Away with idle sorrow, away with idler fears !
We are marching to the South, where we 'll.find'or force a way,
For Onward ! Right Onward! is the Order of the Day.
Our country's flag is o'er us, and can traitors stand before us,
While the Stars and Stripes are gleaming in sum­mer's golden ray ?
No ! we '11 bear that banner proudly, where the can; non thunders loudly,
We '11 bear it on in triumph through the thickest of the fray.
The bugle's note is sounding the summons to the
fight, A gallant leader guides us, and God defends the
right;







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