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  1. JPK Huson 1863

    Before You Go, My Love; Portraits Of Goodbye

    A family portrait which has always gotten to me, sons, brothers, husbands, sweethearts? Guessing a combination here, two soldiers dear to them going off to war. " I left my home Oh! who can tell, The anguish felt at parting With those who tears like rain-drops fell Upon their boy when starting...
  2. JPK Huson 1863

    " When This Cruel War Is Over ", Nothing To Sing About, 1862

    On first read, over-the-top and filled with dread, you can't help thinking, on re-read, this is the world inside of which women lived. Book from Hathitrust published 1862, it had become clear what ' War ' meant. Nothing good, if your loved one marched off in a column, blue or gray. " Ah! The...
  3. K

    Hi. Have song to post you might appreciate

    hello cwt members. While I have great respect and admiration for our American history I can’t pretend to be on the level of the membership here. I just wanted to drop in and share a song that I thought this forum might enjoy. The writer is a buddy of mine and I’m pretty proud to have played bass...
  4. Cdoug96

    Songs about the Union in the Civil War?

    What are some songs about the Union in the Civil War? I know there are a bunch about the Confederacy, but what of the Union? None actually from the Civil War itself please. I am looking for more modern music.
  5. M

    Best anti-war song about the Civil War?

    Most of us who came of age in the late 60s early 70s listened to many anti-war songs on the radio. "War! Good god! What s it good for". However most of the songs were either general anti-war songs or anti Vietnam War songs. I can only think of two anti-war Civil War songs from that era, although...


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