HI! Harry Holly! Halt! and tell
A fellow just a thing or two;
You've had a furlough—been to see
How all the folks in Jersey do.
It's months agone since I was there—
I, and a bullet from Fair Oaks.
When you were home, old comrade, say,
Did you see any of our folks?
"You did? Shake hands. Oh, ain't I glad?
For if I do look grim and rough,
I've got some feelin'.
A soldier's heart is mighty tough;