C.D. Benson, 1864, sequel to Here's Your Mule
A famous Rebel once was caught,|
With sabre bright in hand,
Upon a Mule he never bought,
But press'd in Abram's land,
The Yankees caught his whole command,
In the great Ohio State,
And kept the Leader of the band,
To change for Colonel Streight.
Then raise the shout, the glorious shout,
John Morgan's caught at last,
Proclaim it loud, the land throughout,
He's to prison cast.
2. A felon's cell was then prepared,
3. But prison fare he did not like,|
And sought a time to leave,
And with Greenbacks and pocket knife
The keepers did deceive,
They say he dug a tunnel 'neath
Its grated walls so grand,
And from the North he took "french leave"
Away for Dixie's land.
4. John Morgan's gone like lightning flies,
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