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Battle hymns [electronic resource] : the power and popularity of music in the Civil War / Christian McWhirter.

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  • ISBN: 0807882623 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780807882627 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781469601861 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1469601869 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 321 p.) ill.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012

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General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Music and the war.
Patriotic music > United States > History and criticism.
Music > Social aspects > United States > History > 19th century.
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Pop Vocal
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Genre: Electronic books.

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