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Arm and out.

by Park Benjamin.
Arm and out, ye Pennsylvanians;
Leave your homesteads, arm and out t
Hear ye not the rebel foemen
Coming with a mighty shout?

In delay lose not a minute;
This is not the time for doubt--
Beat your drums and load your muskets;
Pennsylvanians, arm and out!

Lee is bringing on his cohorts,
Ninety thousand strong, about;
Meet them, kill them, drive them backward
Pennsylvanians, arm and out!

Young men, bid adieu to sweethearts,
Though they whimper, scold, and pout;
Duty calls you now, not dalliance;
Pennsylvanians, arm and out!

Husbands, quit your wives and children,
Social cares and thoughts devout,
Pleasure, work, trade, occupation;
Pennsylvanians, arm and out!

Take your hands from mines and forges,
Where free labor made them stout;
March, resistless, to the battle;
Pennsylvanians, arm and out!

Arm and out! your country orders--
Put the rebel ranks to rout;
Fight for love, and home, and Union--
Pennsylvanians, arm and out!

New-York, June 16, 1868.

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