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