Southern War Songs Camp-Fire, Patriotic & Sentimental

200+ Song Lyrics Collected, Arranged & Illustrated, By W. L. Fagan - online songbook




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Jeff Davis is our President, With Stephens by his side; Great Beauregard, our General, He joins us in our ride.
Chorus.
Our wag-on is the very best;
The running" gear is good ; Stuffed round the sides with cotton,
And made of Southern wood. Carolina is the driver,
With Georgia by her side, Virginia holds the flag up
While we all take a ride.
Chorus.
Old Lincoln and his Congressmen,
With Seward by his side, Put old Scott in the wagon,
Just for to take a ride. McDowell was the driver,
To cross Bull Run he tried, But there he left the wagon
For Beauregard to ride.
Chorus.
The invading tribe, called Yankees, With Lincoln for their guide,
Tried to keep good old Kentucky, From joining in the ride;
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