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     All forward! to glory, though life-blood is pouring,
Where bright swords are flashing, and cannon are roaring,
     Welcome to death in the bullets' quick rattle--
Fighting or falling shall Freedom be won.
     Hurrah for the banner! &c.

All forward! All forward!
     All forward to conquer! Where free hearts are beating,
Death to the coward who dreams of retreating!
     Liberty calls us from mountain and valley;
Waving her banner, she leads to the fight.
     Forward! all forward! the trumpets are crying;
The drum beats to arms, and our old flag is flying;
     Stout hearts and strong hands around it shall rally--
Forward to battle for God and the Right!
     Hurrah for the banner!
Hurrah for the banner!
     Hurrah for our banner, the flag of the free!

--The Independent, June 6.

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