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On the twenty-fourth of April, before the break of day, The Hartford, being flag-ship, then a red light did display; The light was seen throughout the fleet, then up went cheer on cheer, The Union fleet got under weigh, and for the Forts did steer. As we went round the point of land that brought the Forts in sight, From rifled guns, with shot and shell, they soon commenced the fight; The Hartford she stood boldly up — the Brooklyn, where was she? But look right under Jackson's guns, its Black Jack there you'll see! The rebel shot flew thick and hot, the Brooklyn she was there; Tom Craven, he is on the poop — she's in his special care; Bold Lowry says, “We'll beat our foes and then we'll give three cheers;” Our first broadside like thunder roared, which banished all our fears. Courage! undaunted Brooklyn's crew, your hour is nigh at hand, Brave Lowry on the quarter-deck says by you he will stand, And if by chance the Brooklyn sinks between those Forts to-night, Our Flag shall be