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Mcclellan Campaign Song

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Hark ! hear ye the bugle that rouses the people, To save this greal nation from ruin and shame 1 Whose loud notes are ringing o'er hill and o'er val ley, Profclaiming our faith in McClelian's prouc name; Then up with öurbanner. Ourgallant youn leader I Is our best and bravost - his deeds are ou fame. No jokes frorn liis lips when our noble land i sodden With the blood tlia(,has burst from the hearts of our braves ; When the face of our country 'neath the ho'; breath of battles, Where our héroes have struggled, is blistered to graves. Then up with our banner ! Emblazon upon t, " We'll give to our country the man that she craves." He will carry the flag he had led on to battle- Not a star would he tear froni its broad field of blue ; The flag that 'mid sorrows, privations and troubles O'er the heads of our fathers triumphantly flew. Then up with the banner. Our hero and statesruan Can conquer all storms that fanatics can biew. We don't label him " honest " - experience teaches That trumpeting trademarks but cover deceit. Ño rebuke from his lips of his senseless iletracters ; His glorious record all falsehood can meet. Then up with our banner for George B. McOlellan 1 Our hopes and our honors we throw at his feet. He tells us no stories to suit the occasion, When gravest of destinies balance the scale, He acts like a man and talks like a statesman, Thongh we never vet heard of liis "splitting a rail." Then up with our banner for Qeorge B. llcClellan ! With him for our leader, say, how can we faiH


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Michigan Argus