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Fitzhugh family papers: Confederate flag song and transcript

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They began in the morning and fought until two When glory waved o're the red, white, & blue Chorus &c, 4th On the twenty-first of last-July, The Yankees to Richmond, a trip thought-They wold try They did not get far, before back they all flew, Chorus &c 5th On the plains of Manassa the Yankees we met, The whipping we gave them they'll never forget When Started to Richmond how little they knew How Rebels would fight under the red, white, + blue Chorus, Huzzah! Huzzah &c 6th If you want to See Greely + Yankeedom rare Just mention the Mason + Slidell affair Yes when they got them, they made a great ado But now they curse England and the red white + blue Chorus, &c Huzzah! Huzzah we are a nation that true We'll stand by our colors of red white + blue.