Veterans' Song

DESCRIPTION: "We are veteran union boys, We uphold the Constitution, We'll help the boys to win this strike...." The singer recalls fighting against slavery in 1861, and for Wall Street in 1916, and now wants repayment. The singer says to join the union
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 2001 (Lynch, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: labor-movement strike Civilwar
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Dec 1936-Feb 1937 - General Motors Strike
FOUND IN:
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, pp. 415-416, "Veterans' Song" (1 text)
File: CAFS2415

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