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McWhirter, Christian
Battle hymns [electronic resource] : the power and popularity of music in the Civil War / Christian McWhirter
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012
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Subject(s) Patriotic music -- United States -- History and criticism
Music -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Music and the war
Physical Description viii, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-300) and index
Contents Part of everyone's meat and drink : popular music and the Civil War -- John Browns and battle cries : the patriotic songs of the union -- Gay deceibers and bonnie blue flags : the anthems of the Confederacy -- Words were as weapons : music on the home front -- A wonderful and inspiring influence : music in the armies -- The choked voice of a race, at last unloosed : African Americans and Civil War music -- Fresh strains for fresh developments : the end of the war and its music -- Veterans, memorialists, and the King : the revival and legacy of Civil War music
Series Civil War America

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