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“I do not think this army could survive without music.” – Robert E. Lee more quotes

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Taps.wav The REAL story behind the song! the BEST Source – www.tapsbugler.com

These are some of the words commonly sung to “Taps”:

“Day is done,
Gone the sun,
From the lakes,
From the hills,
From the sky.
All is well.
Safely rest.
God is nigh.”

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The following sites are dedicated to the preservation of the live bugler at every veteran’s funeral. A RIGHT which they are entitled to.

http://www.tapsbugler.com/

http://www.buglesacrossamerica.org

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Jeb stuart - CavHooah.com

“Jine the Cavalry,” which became General Stuart’s theme song, recounts some of the General’s more famous exploits, including his daring “Ride Around McClellan” in the early summer of 1862, his incursion into Pennsylvania, and his assumption of command during the Battle of Chancellorsville in May 1863 following the woundings of Stonewall Jackson and A.P. Hill. Samuel Sweeney was an orderly of General Jeb Stuart, the famed Confederate cavalry officer. He was originally in the regiment of Colonel T.T. Munford, and served in the 2nd Virginia Cavalry Regiment. Sweeney rode behind Stuart on the outpost day and night. Stuart [who was possessed of a fine baritone voice and sang even on his deathbed] often sang and Sweeney plucked the strings behind him.

JINE THE CAVALRY

CHORUS:
If you want to have a good time, jine the cavalry!
Jine the cavalry! Jine the cavalry!
If you want to catch the Devil, if you want to have fun,
If you want to smell Hell, jine the cavalry!

We’re the boys who went around McClellian,
Went around McClellian, went around around McClellian!
We’re the boys who went around McClellian,
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

We’re the boys who crossed the Potomicum,
Crossed the Potomicum, crossed the Potomicum!
We’re the boys who crossed the Potomicum,
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

Then we went into Pennsylvania,
Into Pennsylvania, into Pennsylvania!
Then we went into Pennsylvania,
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

The big fat Dutch gals hand around the breadium,
Hand around the breadium, hand around the breadium!
The big fat Dutch gals hand around the breadium,
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

Ol’ Joe Hooker, won’t you come out of The Wilderness?
Come out of The Wilderness, come out of The Wilderness?
Ol’ Joe Hooker, won’t you come out of The Wilderness?
Bully boys, hey! Bully boys, ho!

CHORUS

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“Jine th’Artillery”

tune: “Jine the Cavalry”.
Parody lyrics: Celia Mater, Co. A, 9th Texas.
From Gettysburg ’98 (135th anniversary)…..came this item, written for a friend in Federal artillery

CHORUS:
If you want to have a good time, jine th’artillery,
Jine th’artillery, jine th’artillery!
If you want to shoot a cannon and make it go boooooom,
Jine th’artillery, jine th’artillery!

1. We’re the boys who went to Pennylvania,
Went to Pennsylvania, went to Pennsylvania.
We’re the boys who went to Pennsylvania,
Bully boys, hey! bully boys, ho!

2. We’re the boys with flashy red-trimmed uniforms, etc.

3. Placed our cannon out upon the battlefield, etc.

4. Had our shot and rammers at the ready, etc.

5. Waited for the Rebs to charge upon our battery, etc.

6. Mowed them down with solid shot and canister, etc.

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THE ARMOR SONG

The Army is a team that tackles any job that’s tough,
But when the land is rugged and the enemy is rough,
Who do they call to make them say “I quit, I’ve had enough!”?
Nobody but the ever rolling,
Hit them again an keep rolling,
Nobody but the evre rolling ARMOR!

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