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Songs of the Civil War

Songs of the Civil War

Songs of the Civil War

Washington, DC
Saturday, October 9, 2010

During the Civil War, songs sung in the camps and on the march helped to lift the spirits of soldiers at battle. Sentimental and patriotic ballads reflected army life and values of the Union and Confederate forces. The National Archives presented an evening of music and history from the era.

Updated: Saturday, November 27, 2010 at 12:06am (ET)

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