Song of the Vermonters, The

DESCRIPTION: "Ho -- all to the borders! Vermonters, come down... To the gathering summons of trumpet and drum. Come down with your rifles...." The poet calls on the residents to "defy all the world" and guard Vermont's holdings
AUTHOR: John Greenleaf Whittier
EARLIEST DATE: 1833 (original publication, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: patriotic nonballad
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Flanders-NewGreen pp. 269-272, "The Song of the Vermonters" (1 text, 1 tune)
Flanders-ChapBook, pp. 2-5, "The Song of the Vermonters, 1779" (1 text)
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 26-29, "The Song of the Vermonters" (1 text plus a reprint of a broadside)

Roud #4670
File: CAFS1026

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