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“As o’er Columbia still shall wave… The banner of the brave and free.”

April 21, 2011 by

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A little pre-Civil War, Southern poetry for the day… A NATIONAL HYMN FOR THE NEW YEAR. AIR–”Old Hundred.” GOD of the Year!–whose watchful eye O’er all Thy great Creation bends; Whose mercies all Thy children share; Whose love to all Thy works extends– In this our Country’s hour of need, A Nation’s heart bows down […]