These are the songs that were on the lips and in the hearts of soldiers and home folks on both sides of our greatest conflict. The 8 page CD booklet has a brief history of each song. Instruments include 5 and 6 string banjos, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, harmonica, jew’s harp, spoons, tambourine. 48 minutes, 13 vocals, 1 instrumental. Click musical notes, below, to hear a short sound clip of that song.
THE SONGS: Lilly Dale, My Southern Soldier Boy, Miss Lucy Long, Sweet Evelina, Johnny is Gone for a Soldier, Annie Laurie, Bonny Eloise, Darling Nelly Grey, The Bright Sunny South, Jenny Lind Polka, Two Soldiers, Listen to the Mockingbird, The Faded Coat of Blue, When I Saw Sweet Nelly Home.