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CONTINUED THE SONG OF….
THIRTEENTH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY AT FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA.




T
HE VERY FIRST VOLLEY WE FIRED, WE SEEN THEY WOULD NOT STAND,
AND IT WAS WHISPERED IN THEIR RANKS, THAT'S SOME OF SHERIDAN'S  COMMAND.
THE THIRTEENTH PENN. IS LEADING THEM ON ADVANCE
AND WHILE THE THIRTEENTH LEADING THEM, WE STAND A MIGHTY POOR CHANCE.

H
ERE'S SUCESSS TO COLONEL KERWIN, LIKEWISE OUR OFFICERS TOO,
IF YOU COUNT BUT OUR ENGAGEMENTS, THEY WILL NUMBER THIRTY-TWO.
I HAVE NOT THE TIME TO MENTION THEM ALL, IT WOULD TAKE THE STORY TOO LONG.
SO IN ORDER TO CUT MY STORY SHORT, I NOW MUST END MY SONG.

N
OW, THEN BOYS, YOUR DUTY IS DONE, AND YOU'LL ALWAYS HAVE TO SAY,
EITHER AT HOME OR ABOARD, YOU RASIED YOUR FLAG SO GAY,
AND ON THE ENEMY'S CAPITAL ITS FOLDS YOU DID UNFURL,
AND THERE ONCE MORE LET WAVE TO THE BREEZE THE CONQUEROR OF THE WORLD.
JULY 1865

RE-PRINT FROM ADVANCE THE COLORS! : PENNSYLVANIA CIVIL WAR BATTLE FLAGS, VOL II., PAGE 385, BY RICHARD  A. SAUERS,. HBG., PA : CAPITAL PRESERVATION COMMISSION, 1991.

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