“Derry's Walls”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: c.1895 (Graham)
Keywords: battle rescue death starvation Ireland patriotic


200 years ago "James and all his rebel band" were forced to retreat from Derry's Walls. "Blood did flow ... For many a winter's night." "At last, with one broadside Kind heaven sent them aid" and broke the seige. Now "we'll guard old Derry's Walls"

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  1. Graham, p. 4, "Derry's Walls" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Gra004