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"the union must and shall ei: preserved."?Jackson. I'ltlNTED HY THE DIVISION OF THE AMERICAN ARMY UNDER M A J OR GENERAL PATTERSON. MARTI NSBURG, VIRGINIA, JULY 5, 1861. "THE AMERICAN UNION." BY S. V. CO. E. 2l) IITIGT. Tune--"Wait for the Wagon." " The Union" is our watchword where'er our j footsteps roam, ( And with the friends of freedom we always find i a home; Our hearts are with our country, our eves are on our flag; And we will plant it North and South on plain or mountain crag. Chorus:?Then wait for the Union, The proud sailing Union, The imperishable Union, And we'll all take a ride. We've left our home and kindred, in quest of traitor hosts, I Resolved that we will bravely die, or drive them from our coasts; Our fathers fought the mother when she raised the tyrant hand, And we will whip the brother wbowo'd scouge our happy land. Cvonua? Then wait for the Union, &c. n'i T ? ? y\; . ' Oor wagons are "substantial," and our horses j large and full, We have pork nnd beef and crackcrs, just as much as they can pull ; All our men ire "gay nnd happy" while there's aught of work to do, And when they get it.to battle they will "put the rebels through." Chorus?Then wait for the Union, &c. Our cause is just and lioly, our laws "must be preserved." Arid in li e woik of fightirg, we cannot be un nerved ; God Lias our noble luroj?in tlirm we all confide? Bo jntrp into the Union mid we'll all take a ride. Cnoiirs?Thru wait for the Union.&c. Declaration of IrdepcndcECC. When, in the conrfe of hitman events, it be comes necefsary for one people to dissolve the political 1 ai.ds which lave eonnectctl them with aiiotln r, ai d to am ire, amonjr the pow ers of the i nrlh, tl.e separate arid equal station to which the Imws of nature and of nature's God entitle lliran, a decent respect to the opinions of muukiiid nquitos tlint they should dcclure the causos which impel them to the separation We hold these truths to be self-evident, that ' nil men nre created equal} that they nre en dowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights; that among thes^, are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That, to secure these rights, governments nro instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the con sent of the governed ; that, whenever any torm of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or :o abolish it, and to institute a new government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem moat,likely to effect their safety and happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established, should not he changed for light and transient causes; and, accordingly, all cxpericnce lmth shown, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves hy abolishing the forms to which they are accus tomed. But when n long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same ob ject, cvinces a design to reduce them under ab solute despotism, /t is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security.? Such has been the patient sufferance of these colonies, and such io now the necessity which constrains them to alter thtir former systems of government. The history of the present king of Great Britain is a history of repented injuries nnd usurpations, a]l having, in direct object, the establishment of an absolute tyranny over these States. To prove this, let facts be submitted to a candid world : He has refused his assent to laws the most wholesome and nocessary for the public good. He has forbidden his Governors to pass laws of immediate and and pressing impor tance , unless sinpendtd in their oj eration till his assent should be obtained ; and, when so suspended, he has utteily neglected to attend to tliem. lie has refused to puss oflicr laws for the acconiiucdalon of Imgc districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right, of rcpicscnlation in the legislature ; n right inestimable to tliero, and iormidnblc to tyrants only. II c has called together Ieigsla'ive bodies at placcs unusual, uncomfortable, and dis tant from the depository of their public recoids, for ti e sole juiporc of fi icirg them into cimiplinncc with his inenmrcs. lie Las dissolved rcpicscntutne Uui-es repeatedly, for opposing, with niatily firm uess,lu3 iarasions on the lights of tliopeopic lie I'imb refused, for a long time after such dissolution's, to cause others U ho elected ; whereby the legislative poircrs. incapable of annihilation. ha\e returned la the people at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the meantime, exposed to all the danger of invasion from without, and convulsions within. * lie has endeavored to prevent the popw lation of these States; for that purpose, obstructing the laws for the naturalization of foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither, rutii raising the conditions of new npprbpriu tions of lands. lie has obstructed the administration of justice, by refusing his assent to laws for establishing judiciary powers. He has made judges dependent on his will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. lie has erected a multitude of new of fices, aj>d'scnt hither swarms of officers ta harrass our people, and eat out their substance. lie lias kept among us, in times of peace, standing armies, without tlie consent of our legislature. lie has afteeted to render the military independent of, and superior to, the civil power. lie has combined, with others, to 6ub ject us to a jurisdiction foreign to ?ur coo stitution, and unacknowledged by our laws, giving his assent to their nets of pro tended legislation : For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us : Fur protecting thems by a mock trial, from punishment, for any murders which they should commit on the inhabitants of these States: For cutting of! our trade with all par id of (lie world ; For imposing taxes on us without our conrcnf : For depriving us, in man.y cases, of tfcj benof.ts ol trial by jury: For Iran*porting us beyond seas to fci 11 i-jcJ fur pretended one rices: Tor ubi/lisbing the free system ?f"j2v.