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plankmaker
03-24-2010, 08:17 AM
While reading through some early war stuff, I found reference to southern troops singing a song "Mickey, are you drunk" while working on the Fort Pulaski fortifications. I have looked, but can't find anything on the lyrics. Anyone ever heard of it?

Mark Campbell
Piney Flats, TN

Pat_Gaughan
06-23-2010, 06:23 AM
How about Mickey's gone for a sailor:
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/S?ammem/amss:@field%28TITLE+@od1%28Mickey%27s+gone+for+a+s ailor++H++De+Marsan,+Publisher,+54+Chatham+Street, +N++Y++[n++d+]%29%29

Pat Gaughan

33rdaladrummer
06-23-2010, 08:24 PM
Link didn't work for me. This is probably the same one Pat tried to link to:

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/rbc/amss/sb3/sb30334b/001r.jpg