DESCRIPTION: "There's a place out West where the Union troops Take toll from Rebel ships and sloops... She must recognize a custom house at Cairo." The Southerners will have a hard time taking Cairo, the key to Mississippi navigation. Prentiss and Lane will stop them
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1861 (Songs for the Nation for 1861, according to SilberCivWarFull)
KEYWORDS: Civilwar river
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Silber-CivWarFull, pp. 248-249, "Cairo" (1 text, 1 tune)
cf. "The White Cockade" (tune) and references there
File: SCWF248

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