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Duffin, Kirstin


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The Singing War: Music and Musicians During the U.S. Civil War, 2011

 Sub-Series — series: 37, sub-series: 16
Identifier: Sub-Series 16
Scope and Contents

Music was such a central part of the U.S. Civil War, the war is sometimes referred to as the “singing war.” Learn about the integral role of music in the North’s decision to fight for emancipation, how music was used to deceive the enemy (on both sides), and other anecdotes related to music and musicians of this era. Audio excerpts from a selection of tunes mentioned in this display will be available for sampling.

Dates: Created: 2011