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Civil War: Fifth Iowa Infantry, Samuel Byers, A Poem

Samuel Hawkins Marshall Byers, Fifth Iowa Infantry's poet laureate wrote this poem while in prison. It was set to music and sung by the prisoner's glee club.

Source: Fifth Iowa Volunteer Infantry Web site

http://www.scriptoriumnovum.com/i/p/byers.html


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