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he booming cannon's roar Shall ring out merrily. Run up your bunting, caught a-peak, And swear, lads, to defend her: 'Gainst every foe, where'er we go, Our motto—‘No surrender.’ Chorus— Then sling the bowl, drink every soul A toast to the Alabama, Whate'er our lot, through storm or shot, Here's success to the Alabama. The Southern soldier boy Air: the boy with the Auburn hair. as sung by Miss Sallie Partington, in the Virginia Cavalier, Richmond, Va., 1863. composed by Captain G. W. Alexander. the sentiments of this song pleased the Confederate soldiers, and for more than a year, the New Richmond theater was nightly filled by blockade Rebels, who greeted with wild hurrahs, Miss Sallie the prima donna of the Confederacy. Bob Roebuck is my sweetheart's name, He's off to the wars and gone, He's fighting for his Nannie dear, His sword is buckled on; He's fighting for his own true love, His foes he does defy; He is the darling of my heart, My Southern soldier boy. Chorus-