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Just Before The Battle Mother ukulele

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#-------------------------------PLEASE NOTE-------------------------------------#
# This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
# song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------#
Just Before the Battle Mother chords
George F. Root 1862

C                       F
Just before the battle, mother,
G                     C  G
I am thinking most of you
C                          F
While upon the field we're watching,
G                 C
with the enemy in view.
                             F
Comrades brave are 'round me lying,
G                                C  G
filled with thoughts of home and God
    C                          F
For well they know that on the morrow,
G                           C
some will sleep beneath the sod. 

C                         F
Farewell, mother, you may never,
G                        C   G
press me to your breast again
     C                         F
But, oh, you'll not forget me, mother,
G                        C
if I'm numbered with the slain.

C                      F
Oh, I long to see you, mother,
G                      C  G
and the loving ones at home
    C                    F
But I'll never leave our banner,
G                   C
till in honor I can come.
                       F                         
Tell the traitors all around you,
G                         C  G
that their cruel words we know
   C                     F
In every battle kill our soldiers,
G                         C
by the help they give the foe.

C                         F
Farewell, mother, you may never,
G                        C  G
press me to your breast again
     C                         F
But, oh, you'll not forget me, mother,
G                        C
if I'm numbered with the slain.


C                       F
Hark! I hear the bugles sounding,
G                       C
'Tis the signal for the fight,
                         F
Now, may God protect us, mother,
G                   C    G
as He ever does the right.
C                       F
Hear the "Battle-Cry of Freedom,"
G                      C
how it swells upon the air
                                F
Oh, yes, we'll rally 'round the standard,
G                     C
or we'll perish nobly there.

C                         F
Farewell, mother, you may never,
G                        C  G
press me to your breast again
     C                          F
But, oh, you'll not forget me, mother,
G                        C
if I'm numbered with the slain.


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