Poetry of Kansas
 

Why They Went.

Not to seek vain pomp and glory,
    Did our noble boys in blue
March to battle fields all gory,
    They enlisted cause 'twas new___
Found it "different from the story"___
    Then went just cause they had to.

__Colfax Burgoyne Harman

 

Poems Of Sentiment
Colfax Burgoyne Harman
(Valley Falls, Kansas: Harman Publishing. 1905)
Page 192

 
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