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Thread #25204   Message #4152774
Posted By: Lighter
17-Sep-22 - 03:15 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Dixie
Subject: RE: Origins: Dixie
A Southern quip from the Civil War:

Attakapas Register (Franklin, La.) (Sept. 5, 1861):

"‘GRAND ARMY’ MARCH.—Lincoln’s army marched to Manassas to the tune of ‘I wished I was in Dixie;’ as soon as they got there…they left to the tune of ‘Git out the way, Old Dan Tucker.’”