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Thread #6789   Message #440102
Posted By: GUEST,TheGreatBear
13-Apr-01 - 07:45 PM
Thread Name: Civil War Ballads
Subject: RE: Civil War Ballads
I agree with you Rex, the introduction to Wayne's book touches on this same point. It states that approximately 10,000 new songs were written and published during the Civil War. That has got to be more than all of the songs previously published in the U.S.