Oh, Fremont he told them when the war it first begun,|
How to save the Union and the way it should be done.
But Kentucky swore so hard and Old Abe he had his fears,
Till ev'ry hope was lost but the colored volunteers.
Oh, give us a flag, all free without a slave;
We'll fight to defend it as our fathers did so brave;
The gallant Comp'ny "A", will make the rebels dance,
And we'll stand by the Union if we only have a chance.
2. McClellan went to Richmond with two hundred thousand brave;
3. Old Jeff says he'll hang us if we dare to meet him armed,
4. So rally, boys, rally, let us never mind the past;
5. Then here is to the Fifty-fourth, which has been nobly tried,
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