Will You take me up to rose hill
When you lay my body low
wrap me in a flag and throw some flowers on the ground
say a few words and then let me go,
there's no need to defend my honor
or justify the life i gave
there's no need for the pictures of my happy childhood there please
don't pour salt upon my grave
i knew long ago that i would be the one
to brandish my sword should they beat those battle drums, ohhh

I stood my ground
i stood for something,
worth falling for

Ask my father to forgive me, i know he didn't understand
he worked too hard for way too many years to lose his boy in a foreign sand
there is no doubt he is angry, theres no doubt where he'll place the blame
but don't let him fall apart mama, don't let him go back to those pills
only time will ease the pain, i died a patriot a soldier just like him
fought like he taught me to until the very end, ohh

i stood my ground
i stood for something
worth falling for yeah yeah
worth falling for

i hope this war is worth dying for
i hope this war is worth dying for
i hope this war is worth dying for

Take my strips and take my medals
take my cross and these dogtags too
put em in a package stained with your tears
send em up to pennsylvania ave
my last regards to the man in charge
let him know i served my country well
yeah he was right behind me all the way to kandahar
the night my broken body fell
don't let a day go by without a peaceful prayer
for my brothers and my sisters still fighting over there

they stand their ground
they stand for something
worth falling for x2

i hope this war is worth dying for
i hope this war is worth dying for
i hpoe this war is worth dying for


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    General Commenti just heard this song at my 3rd cousins funeral
    he put it on his moms ipod on monday and on his way to school on thursday he had a car wreck and was killed. when they found the ipod he had been listening to this song was paused 30 seconds in
    this song has became very meaningful to me
    iluvnascar9on October 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti just heard this song at my 3rd cousins funeral
    he put it on his moms ipod on monday and on his way to school on thursday he had a car wreck and was killed. when they found the ipod he had been listening to this song was paused 30 seconds in
    this song has became very meaningful to me
    iluvnascar9on October 08, 2008   Link
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    General Comment"Will You take me up to rose hill
    When you lay my body low
    wrap me in a flag and throw some flowers on the ground
    say a few words and then let me go,
    there's no need to defend my honor
    or justify the life i gave
    there's no need for the pictures of my happy childhood there please
    don't pour salt upon my grave
    i knew long ago that i would be the one
    to brandish my sword should they beat those battle drums, ohhh "

    I think this is from a soldier's p.o.v. He's saying, when he dies, just put the flag on him and bury him. He doesn't want it to go on and on. Just say a few words and let him rest in piece.
    southern05belleon September 03, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHe's also saying that he did what he thought was right and hopes what he died for, was really worth dieing for.

    "i stood my ground
    i stood for something
    worth falling for yeah yeah
    worth falling for

    i hope this war is worth dying for
    i hope this war is worth dying for
    i hope this war is worth dying for "
    southern05belleon September 03, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti've seen corey alot because he tours around alot of the southern states... i think he's trying to saying our goverment is killing our soldiers by fighting a war thats not ours refering to iraq
    theremedy008on March 01, 2010   Link

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