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"He swore to free his home, To burst her chains asunder, With sound of trump and drum, And loud Confederate thunder; And in the darksome night, By light of homestead burning, He put the skulking foe to flight, Their boasts to wailings turning."
Lyricist, Eugene Raymond, is pseudonym for John Hill Hewitt; information from Hoogerwerf, F. W. (1984).
The tune is "Old K.Y. Ky." by Dan Emmett; information from Hoogerwerf, F. W. (1984)
Library has 2 copies stored together in one container; later copyright date from second copy
M2.3 .C61 C6
Three Cheers for our Jack Morgan: A Camp Song
The snow is in the cloud
First Line of Chorus
Gather round the campfire
Confederate Sheet Music Collection, courtesy of Warren D. Allen Music Library, The Florida State University
Warren D. Allen Music Library
Confederate Sheet Music Collection