Battle Hymns: Music and the American Civil War

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2012 - History - 352 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Popular Music and the Civil War
7
The Patriotic Songs of the Union
32
The Anthems of the Confederacy
59
Music on the Home Front
83
Music in the Armies
111
African Americans and Civil War Music
137
The End of the War and Its Music
164
The Revival and Legacy of Civil War Music
183
The Singing Element
212
Notes
215
Bibliography
259
Index
301
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About the author (2012)

Christian McWhirter is assistant editor for the Papers of Abraham Lincoln at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

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