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Pub. by C. Magnus Frankfort St. N.Y. THE SOLDIERS FUNERAL. Air: The Minstrel Boy. By JOHN ROSS DIX. He mingled not with the glorious Slain Where clarion-peals were sounding, But wounded, was borne from the bloody plain Where warrior and steed were bounding- He filled no grave, on the Southern strand With magnolias blooming o'er him, But he came to die in his Northern land And the friends whom he lov'd, deplore him! Hear ye the sound of the muffled drum, And of footsteps slowly falling, With notes that at intervals sadly come O'er the ear like a mournful calling? They have laid above him the glorious flag He fought for in war's grim season- When he boldly defied the Rebel rag And rushed on the ranks of treason! Oh! unforgotten, the valiant dead Shall long be the theme of story; Whether they lingered in hospital bed Or died on the field of glory.- For loyalty's soldiers the hand of fame Hath a wreath of honor entwined them; And hallowed long are the hero's names In the hearts that are left behind them. 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.