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65. the charge of the Twenty-seven, at Davis' Creek. by Richard Kirke. The brave lieutenant then Unsheathed his ready blade, And cried, “Now charge, my men! Now charge yon false brigade!” A moment, breathless still, They halted on the hill, And mutely turned to Heaven; Then on the foe, Who lay below, Swooped down the Twenty-seven! They charge with fire and steel; They thunder o'er the plain; The rebel legions reel-- The ground is piled with slain; The stricken foes divide, Like Jordan's fearful tide, Smote by the hand of Heaven; And right and left, Their ranks are cleft Down by the Twenty-seven! They are but twenty-seven, The foe are thousands strong, And yet their swords have riven A pathway through the throng; But on that crimson plain, Four fearless heroes slain, Have passed from earth to heaven; And never more, Through death and gore, Will ride the Twenty-seven! As once the prophet rose, On flaming coursers driven, So passed they from the foes, Upborne on fire to heaven; An