Includes music and lyrics unless it says lyrics only.
Songs of the Northern Armies
Songs of the Southern Armies
Dixie (Even Abraham Lincoln liked this tune--it's really catchy)
God Save the South (lyrics only)
Other Popular Civil War Era Songs Sung by Soldiers
Hard Times, Come Again No More (lyrics only)
The Yellow Rose of Texas (lyrics only)
Aura Lee (this tune was later used by Elvis Presley in "Love me Tender")
Civil War by Charles Dawson Shanley
Bounty-- gift or reward of money, usually from the government. On the recruitment posters, it refers to a cash reward for signing up for the military.
Cavalry-- soldiers who fight on horseback
Infantry-- soldiers who fight on foot
Regiment-- a large unit of soldiers that is usually commanded by a colonel
Goober peas-- peanuts
Dixie-- Nickname for the Southern part of the US
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