The Cold Water Army

John Pierpont

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With banner and with badge we come,
An Army true and strong,
To fight against the hosts of rum,
And this shall be our song:--
We love the clear cold water springs,
Supplied by gentle showers:
We feel the strength cold water brings--
"The victory is ours."

"Cold Water Army," is our name,--
O may we faithful be,
And so in truth and justice claim
The blessings of the free.
We love the clear, &c.

Though others love their rum and wine,
And drink till they are mad,
To water we will still incline,
To make us strong and glad,
We love the clear, &c.

I pledge to thee this hand of mine,
In faith and friendship strong;
And, fellow-soldiers, we will join
The chorus of our song:
We love the clear, &c.

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