Southern Oath, The

DESCRIPTION: "By the cross upon our banner, Glory to our Southern skies, We have sworn, a band of brothers, Free to live or free to die." Southrons will fight northern "hirelings," and protect southern "fair-haired daughters" from "your fierce and ruffian chief"
AUTHOR: Rosa Vertner Jeffrey?
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Southern Poems of the War)
KEYWORDS: Civilwar nonballad
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Belden, pp. 359-360. "The Southern Oath" (1 text)
Roud #7766
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Confederate Oath
File: Beld359

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