Chas Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. N.Y. View of the City of Chattanooga, Tenn.
Taking up Quarters.
SOLDIERS are coming, good people, be gay! Singing we greet ye--hurrah--sa--sa--sa! Come from the Freeman's land, As you all understand, Take up our quarters so gleesome with you.
Strengthening fare and a welcoming glance, More than rare dainties, our pleasures enhance; When we to drink begin, Host, in our song join in, "Health to the soldier, and health to our land."
Freemen are merry, are ready and right, Gallant to maidens, and keen in the fight; Warmly their blood doth flow-- Kiss, wine, and battle-glow, True word they love, and a boisterous song.
Maidens I warn ye, your hearts guard aright, Love oft steals in like a thief in the night! When we at morn depart, Many a lonely heart, Many a tearful eye follows our track.
Home hath the soldier none where he may rest; Here he's to day, there to-morrow a guest;-- Home and love change we all, Till the pale reaper's call To out last head quarters bids us away.
Ten illustrated Songs on Notepaper, mailed to any Address on receipt of 50 Cents.
500 Illustrated Ballads, lithographed and printed by CHARLES MAGNUS, No. 12 Frankfort Street, New York. Branch Office: No. 520 7th St., Washington, D.C.