Thursday, January 10, 2008

Rousing Songs and True Tales of the Civil War

by Wayne Erbsen

From the publisher:
Here are the songs and stories that made history. Includes lyrics, music, chords, song histories, trivia, humor plus 100 Civil War photographs and illustrations. 5½" x 8½", 72 pages.

"Wayne Erbsen has produced a rare piece of work-something new and fresh relating to the Civil War. Fun and fresh facts can be found on nearly every page." - Webb Garrison, Civil War Authority"

"Perfectly captures the spirit of a troubled and transforming era with vintage songs, anecdotes and just plain eye-popping tales from the American Civil War." - Midwest Book Review

All Quiet Along the Potomac Tonight, Battle Cry of Freedom, Battle Hymn of the Republic, The Bonnie Blue Flag, Dixie's Land, The Faded Coat of Blue, Goober Peas, Hard Crackers Come Again No More, Home! Sweet Home!, Here's Your Mule, Just Before the Battle Mother, Lorena, Maryland, My Maryland, Marching Through Georgia, O I'm a Good Old Rebel, Tenting on the Old Camp Ground, Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!, The Vacant Chair, Weeping, Sad and Lonely, When Johnny Comes Marching Home.

From CWBN:
The exact day of release for this January title is unknown.