We Are All Enlisted

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Lyrics

  1. 1. We are all enlisted till the conflict is o'er;
    Happy are we! Happy are we!
    Soldiers in the army, there's a bright crown in store;
    We shall win and wear it by and by.
    Haste to the battle, quick to the field;
    Truth is our helmet, buckler, and shield.
    Stand by our colors; proudly they wave!
    We're joyfully, joyfully marching to our home.
  2. (Chorus)
    We are all enlisted till the conflict is o'er;
    Happy are we! Happy are we!
    Soldiers in the army, there's a bright crown in store;
    We shall win and wear it by and by.
  3. 2. Hark! the sound of battle sounding loudly and clear;
    Come join the ranks! Come join the ranks!
    We are waiting now for soldiers; who'll volunteer?
    Rally round the standard of the cross.
    Hark! 'tis our Captain calls you today;
    Lose not a moment, make no delay!
    Fight for our Savior; come, come away!
    We're joyfully, joyfully marching to our home.
  4. 3. Fighting for a kingdom, and the world is our foe;
    Happy are we! Happy are we!
    Glad to join the army, we will sing as we go;
    We shall gain the vict'ry by and by.
    Dangers may gather--why should we fear?
    Jesus, our Leader, ever is near.
    He will protect us, comfort, and cheer.
    We're joyfully, joyfully marching to our home.
  5. Text: Anon., The New Golden Chain, New York, 1866
    Music: William B. Bradbury, 1816-1868