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26. a song without a Title.

composed by J. Ferguson, Co. A, twenty-first regiment Indiana volunteers.
tune--Happy Land of Canaan.

The rebels are enraged,
     To think we are engaged
In trying to put down this cursed rebellion;
     We will show them that we can
Turn out to a single man,
     To drive them to the happy Land of Canaan.
Oh! oh! oh! Confeds, don't you know
     A good time for us is a-coming?
We will show you that we're right,
     That you rebels cannot fight,
And we'll blow you to the happy land of Canaan

The rebels soon will find
     That the Yankees are the kind
Of men to put down this rebellion;
     The rebs think they are strong;
But 'twill not be very long,
     Until we send them to the happy land of Canaan.
Oh! oh! oh! Ye rebels, don't you know
     That the Yankees from the North are a-coming?
You may think we are in fun,
     But we'll make you rebels run,
Or we'll blow you to the happy land of Canaan.

Jeff Davis, he is wise,
     At least in rebel eyes;
He is waiting for some foreign intervention.
     If Johnny Bull cones in,
We will whip him like all sin,
     And send him with the rebels down to Canaan.
Oh! oh! oh! Ye rebels, don't you know
     A good time for the Yankees is a-coming?
The rebs may make a noise,
     But the Yankees are the boys
To drive them to the happy land of Canaan.

It makes the rebs look sad
     To think that Lincoln had
To issue the late proclamation;
     But it seems to be the plan
To reduce the rebel van,
     And start them to the happy land of Canaan.
Oh! oh! oh! Ye rebels, don't you know
     A good time for the Yankees is a-coming?
Secession has played out,
     We will make you face about,
And march you to the happy land of Canaan.

The happy time has come,
     And the rebels are undone,
Their conscription no longer will sustain them;
     We will show them how the South
And Jeff Davis are played out
     Since they started from the happy Land of Canaan
Oh! oh! oh! Ye rebels, don't you know
     A good time for the Feds is a-coming?
We will show you how to fight,
     And put you all to flight,
En route for the happy land of Canaan.

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