South Carolina, a Patriotic Ode
DESCRIPTION: "Land of the Palmetto tree, Sweet home of liberty, Of thee I sing." The singer tells of Mother Carolina, He declares that South Carolina's sons will stand despite "fratricidal war." He asks help of "Great God! our King."
EARLIEST DATE: 1861 (Library of Congress broadside)
KEYWORDS: patriotic home Civilwar
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 298-299, "South Carolina, A Patriotic Ode" (1 text)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #C151, p. 194, "South Carolina, A Patriotic Ode" (1 reference)
cf. "God Save the King" (tune) and references there
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