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

JPK Huson 1863

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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.

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" Ah! The many cruel fancies, ever in my brain "

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" When this cruel war is over, Praying! That we meet again "
 

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Oh it's beautiful! Thanks for posting the video. I love those old tunes. What are some of y'all's favorites? :smile:
 



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