Ellsworth's Body Lies Mouldering in the Grave

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Ellsworth’s Body Lies Mouldering In The Grave

Ellsworth’s body lies mouldering in the grave,
Ellsworth’s body lies mouldering in the grave,
Ellsworth’s body lies mouldering in the grave,

He has gone to be a soldier in the army of the Lord,
He has gone to be a soldier in the army of the Lord,
He has gone to be a soldier in the army of the Lord,

Ellsworth’s knapsack is strapped upon his back,
Ellsworth’s knapsack is strapped upon his back,
Ellsworth’s knapsack is strapped upon his back,

We will hang Jeff. Davis on a sour apple tree,
We will hang Jeff. Davis on a sour apple tree,
We will hang Jeff. Davis on a sour apple tree,

The Philadelphia Fire Zouaves are marching their way,
The Philadelphia Fire Zouaves are marching their way,
The Philadelphia Fire Zouaves are marching their way,

Then success to Captain Charles Magonigal,
Then success to Captain Charles Magonigal,
Then success to Captain Charles Magonigal,

Here’s three rousing cheers for the Union,
Here’s three rousing cheers for the Union,
Here’s three rousing cheers for the Union,

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