HERE'S TO THE STARS IN OLD GLORY!

by Unknown
(FORT PIERCE FLA USA)

Here's to the stars in Old Glory,
here's to the stripes that are there.
Of all the flags of other nations,
you'll agree there's none so fair.

The dough boys fought for this flag
while suffering from hunger and pain.
Some paid the supreme sacrifice
for all the ground that was gained.

The soldier was paid for his services,
One measly dollar a day.
While thousands of others were "stalling"
and drawing much higher pay.

Now you are trying to hold back
what someone proposed to give.
It won't hurt the government treasury
but it would help some soldiers to live.

You can't give life to the heroic dead,
nor cure the pain in a mother's heart.
But you could make burdens lighter
if you would only do your part.

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