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70                                    YOUNG KITTY.
At Donelson, 'mid the wintry weather, He gave them a smell of Yankee leather; There Floyd and Pillow caught a fanning— Their rebel hides weren't worth the tanning,
U stands for Uncle, etc.
Grant marched his men, worn and dejaded, To Vicksburg, where he was blockaded; He dug a canal—none dare dispute him— The river would not rise to suit him.
TJ stands for Uncle, etc.
Round the town Grant did assemble, The Butternuts did quake and tremble! Then Pemberton's Rebs did surrender To Grant, the Union's brave defender.
U stands for Uncle, etc.
At Chattanooga, Bragg did face him, Little thinking Grant would lace him; He's packed in the vat where Grant will soak him-There let him lay—may the tan-bark choke him!
U stands for Uncle, etc.
Here's a health to the pet of the Yankee nation, The next overseer of Sam's plantation; Three cheers for Grant and his men together, And nine for his sole and upper leather I
U stands for Uncle, etc.
"When daylight was yet sleeping under the billow, And stars in the heavens still lingering shone,
Young Kitty, all blushing, rose up from her pillow, The last time she e'er was to press it alone.
For the youth whom she treasured her heart and her soul in, Had promised to link the last tie before noon ;
And, when once the young heart of a maiden is stolen, The maiden herself will steal after it soon!
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