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The Vermonter's Song at Baltimore

Song performed by: Dean Potter, Leslie Beukelman (vocals) and Tara Dirst (banjo). Recording engineer: Matt Dotson.

THE VERMONTER'S SONG AT BALTIMORE.

TUNE --- "Old Dan Tucker."

From 'Yankee Land' --- at dawn of day ---
We all set out on our joyous way,
Our flags we unfurled --- and our mountains rung
With the joyous notes of the song we sung,

On! On! To the Battle marching,
On! On! To the Battle marching,
On! On! To the Battle marching,
For 'Old Kentuck!' we all are marching.

And now from Old Vermont we've come in a swarm,
And tho' our clime is cold --- our hearts are warm,
Our Evergreen is floating free,
It has ever led to Victory, ---

Hurrah! hurrah! the Green Sprig's waving,
Hurrah! hurrah! the Green Sprig's waving,
Hurrah! hurrah! the Green Sprig's waving,
For 'Old Kentuck' the green is waving.

Oh, the Evergreen, is a stout old tree,
Its branches wave o'er the brave and free,
It proudly stands, while it laughs to scorn
The lightning's flash, and old winter's storm.

Hurrah, hurrah, &c.

Our hardy sons are brave and true,
And pure's the air they ever drew;
Our mountains are unconquered yet,
And we boast the star that ne'er has set, ---

Hurrah! hurrah! the star is gleaming,
Hurrah! hurrah! the star is gleaming,
Hurrah! hurrah! the star is gleaming,
Upon old Kentuck 'tis brightly beaming.

Oh! that glorious star is our delight,
It brightest glows in hottest fight,
And by its mild and constant ray,
We're ever guided on our way, ---

Hurrah, hurrah, &c.

Oh, the Yankee boys are wide awake,
They come from hill, from valley and lake,
And the song they sing both night and day,
Is clear the track for Harry Clay.

Hurrah, hurrah! Vermont is rising,
Hurrah, hurrah! Vermont is rising,
Hurrah, hurrah! Vermont is rising,
For Harry Clay and Frelinghuysen.

Now here's to Thee of the frozen North,
Oh, Old Vermont, we know thy worth,
For thy hills and valleys and mountain rock,
We'll on! On! To the battle shock,

And strike! Strike! For the people's rising.
Strike! Strike! For the people's rising.
Strike! Strike! For the people's rising.
For Harry Clay and Frelinghuysen.

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