We Will Vote for Old Abe Lincoln

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WE WILL VOTE FOR OLD ABE LINCOLN.

SONG BY M. SEWALL.

We are coming, we are com-ing, Freedom's battle is be-gun, And inscribed upon our banner is the name of Abe Lin-coln.

We are coming, we are com-ing, Freedom's battle is be-gun, And inscribed upon our banner is the name of Abe Lin-coln.

And our voice which swells for Lincoln, and for Free-dom ev-er-more, Shall be hailed by land and sea-men as was nev-er heard be-fore.

Cho. We will vote for old Abe Lin-coln, we will vote for old Abe Lincoln, We're for hon-est old Abe Lin-coln, and Freedom thro' the land.

And our voice which swells for Lincoln, and for Free-dom ev-er-more. Shall be hailed by land and sea-men as was nev-er heard be-fore.

2 We are coming, we are coming, as a patriotic band, To drive the Border-ruffians and Fire-eaters from the land; And we'll put them with the Sappers and the Union-miners too, In the charge of the Flat-boatman and Union-saving crew.

3 We are coming, we are coming, not as comes the Ruffian throng, Armed with pistols, drunk with whiskey, with their curses loud and long, But we have a gallant chieftan, leading onward to the fight- A band of noble freemen, to do battle for the right.

4 We are coming, we are coming, to redeem our native land, From the evils that are springing from Buchanan's luckless wand: To the "Father of the Faithful" we will give the chair of State, While we see our modern Abram rise the highest o'er the great.

5 We are coming, we are coming, and we have a nominee, Who has worked his passage upward to the favor of the Free; With the rifle, axe and compass, at the counter, raft or farm. As a Counsellor and Statesman, he has ever borne the palm.