Sung by: Oscar Gilbert

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Jeff Davis rides a gray horse;
Lincoln rides a mule.
Jeff Davis, he's a President,
And poor Lincoln, he's a fool.
Won't you volunteer and go?

Jeff Davis had a flag
With the colors hoisted high.
And if he don't defend it,
Old Lincoln needs to try.
Won't you volunteer and go?

(Mr. Gilbert: "That's all I know of it.")

Also found in Brown, Vol. III, #387, "Jeff Davis Rode a White Horse."

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