Iced EarthHigh Water Mark (July 3rd, 1863)

It was very close, yesterday, I thought for sure, that they would break But this attack, that I have planned A massive strike across open land. In the center, they will break Plan it well, everythings at stake We'll hit em hard, not a silent gun. Before the infantry's begun Execute it well...we risk everything..its in Gods hands now.. General Lee, I must tell you straight That I beleive this attack will fail. No 15,000 men ever made, will overtake that ridge today. A wild charge over open ground, with yankee cannon gunning down, we do our duty, we do what we must And in my plan, you will trust (Thooouusands diiie...) Execute it well...we risk everything..its in Gods hands now.. The rebel cannons break the silence! One hundred fifty gunsmen on the cannons there We must destroy the union center Before the infantry can launch their grand assult The yankees are returning fire We must in turn fight its gods will that we are here this daay! What happens here this day The fate of a nation In the balance it will hang Consumed with the pain The COURAGE of the blue! The VALOUR of the gray! So very sad but true Consumed with the pain.. The virginians are then chosen They went behind the trees on Cemetery Ridge They must be slow to give the orders THe light emerged from my own 15,000 men The charge begins in all its granduer For many are these men, they know it is their last The slaughter now ensues, bodies fall like rain They valiantly ensue, though doomed to remain At the double quick they charge The can © 2014