We are for the union. / as sung by our volunteers.
Philadelphia, PA :
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Table of Contents:
- Hark! the trumpet calls to duty, See, our glorious Flag's unfurl'd, The Stars and Stripes unite in beauty, The pride and envy of the world. So let the South brag as it will, We are for the Union still; For the Union, for the Union, We are for the Union still. If we wish that Flag respected, We must answer honor's call: Duty must not be neglected, Tho' our dearest friends should fall. So let the South brag, &c. Traitors have betrayed the nation, But we will by the Union stand; Let every Patriot seek his station, With the gallant warlike band. So let the South brag, &c. Tho' the Rebels have exulted, In their Treason and their shame; Yet the Flag they have insulted, Still retains its honor'd name. So let the South brag, &c. Long its folds shall float above us, While we shout out battle cry; "We will fight for those who love us, But let every traitor die." So let the South brag, &c. Pennsylvanians to your station, Boldly meet the Traitor foe; Fight as bravely for the nation, As you did in Mexico. So let the South brag, &c. Then your name shall live in story, And echo'd be from strand to strand; Then fight for Liberty and Glory, The Union and your Native Land. So let the South brag, &c. Traitors think they now are exempt. From our Country's revenue, But they will pay a duty on hemp, That will make them look rather blue. So let the South brag, &c.