The Song of Lancaster, Kentucky

to the statesmen, soldiers, and citizens of Garrard County

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Published: 1874
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,316 / 66 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 57.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 215
Added to site: 2010.03.11
mnybks.net#: 26955
Genre: Poetry

The writer of the following little history has presumed to borrow the peculiar style of versification from Longfellow’s celebrated Song of Hiawatha.She has carefully examined the records within reach for the facts of her story. Should important omissions occur, it will be due to the meagerness of existing evidence.May events so dear to hearts now at rest forever, be perpetuated in the memory of the present generation.

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nce, The Academy of Garrard.


CANTO IV. 1812-1820. SOLDIERS.

But the changing cycle moved on, With the waxing, waning moonlight.

'Twas when European nations Fell to quarreling and fighting Over maritime dissensions, That James Madison, the ruler Of this glorious republic, Felt the tread of foreign despots On his loved and native country, On the soil of peace and freedom, And was driven to defend it. For, these strange marauding parties Ventured far from their dominion, From their rightful sphere of labor, From their proper place of warfare. When a public proclamation Called the people to the conflict, Called the brave and hardy people To unfurl the starry banner, Mighty men of valor rose up, At the cry, "To arms! To battle!" For the seaports of the Union Were blockaded by Great Britain, By our alien mother country, By the hostile British Islands. Many battles, hot and bloody, Many sieges and repulses, Many victories and losses, Stained the youthful nation's

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