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UNION SONG.
239
The boom of their cannon is Tyranny's knell; Wherever they battle shall Liberty dwell; They fight for the holiest hope of man, They triumph with Washington, Bruce, and Tell. The Northmen are coming, &c.
They come with the banners our sires unfurled, Unfurled for the exile, the bondman, the world,
And Heaven shall speed their victorious march, Till Liberty's foes to the dust be hurled. The Northmen are coming, &c.
—♦— UNION SONG.
INSCRIBED TO COLONEL CROOKS'S REGIMENT, BY W. H. C. HOSMEK.
WHEN our fathers in vain sought redress from the throne, And the tyrant grew mad in his thirst for domin­ion, Earth shook while the bugle of conflict was blown, And our eagle unfolded his newly-fledged pinion ; Men with hair thin and white, Bared their arms for the fight,







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