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The National Music of A merica. 255
" Glory Hally, Hallelujah ! &c. As they march along !
" Now, three rousing cheers for the Union ! Now, &c. Now, &c.
As we are marching on !
" Glory Hally, Hallelujah ! Glory Hally, Hallelujah ! Glory, Hally, Hallelujah !
Hip, Hip, Hip, Hip, Hurrah!
" Published at No. 256 Main Street, Charlestown, Mass."
The services of the " Tigers " were not accepted, as an independent battalion, by the government, and many of the men thereupon enlisted in Col. Fletcher Webster's Twelfth Massachusetts Regiment. It was this regiment that bore the song to popularity. Two definite statements from eye-witnesses, in two different cities, will prove this. The present writer has spoken with many people who first heard the tune, and in a manner