Fitzhugh family papers: Confederate flag song and transcript
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Confederate Flag Song On the banks of the Potomac an army so grand Whose object is to subjergate Dixie's fair land They say we,ve split this great union into, And have altered the colors of "Red, White & Blue" Our banner is simple and by it we'll stand It floats from the Potomac to the great Rio Grand It waves o'er a people who are gallant & true They'll all die defending the "Red, White, & Blue"
They'll never subdue us as you all will see While we've Davis, Bragg, Beauregard, Johnson & Lee Magruder, Stonewall and others as true We'll stand by our colors of Red White & Blue
The sweetest the happiest place upon earth Is Dixie, sweet Dixie, the land of my birth I love her, adore her and to her prove true We'll stand by our colors of Red White & Blue
We had a nice little fight on the 10 last June Magruder at Bethel whipped out Picauyne