Flag of the Free

DESCRIPTION: "Could we desert you now, Flag of the free, When we a solemn vow, Flag of the free, You from all harm to save, Made when we crossed the wave, And you a welcome gave...." The Irish immigrants promise to support the American flag against tyrants
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE:
KEYWORDS: Civilwar freedom patriotic nonballad
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Scott-BoA, pp. 224-225, "Flag of the Free" (1 text, 1 tune)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Eileen Aroon" (tune)
cf. "Robin Adair" (tune)
File: SBoA224

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