Copyright Les Cleveland, and used by permission. All rights reserved. A later version of this paper was published in New York Folklore 11 As occupational folklore, the songs that soldiers sing serve many purposes. They enhance the solidarity of groups, strengthen morale and help diminish fear, while as varieties of simple, expressive, frontier-style, self-entertainment they help reduce the boredom, frustration and monotony of much military life. However, what, in this article concentrates on what, in a democracy, is perhaps their most important function.
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