Southern War Songs Camp-Fire, Patriotic & Sentimental

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O gemmcn ob de "Supply Association,"* I'll tell you ob de " New-born Nation,"
Far away, etc., De Confederate States of America, Where cotton grows both night and day,
Far away, etc.
Chorus.
For we can grow de cotton-wool,
For John Crapeau and Johnny Bull,
"Parley voo," etc., An' dey will feed and keep de workies, "White weaver folk," and "hoe in darkies,"
Quite right, etc.
Chorus.
O I'se gwine back to de land ob cotton, Sea Island seed and sandy bottom,
Far away, etc., To de bressed land whar I was born, De land of sugar, cotton and corn,
Far away, etc.
Chorus.
* The Cotton Supply Association, of Manchester, England.
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