Tennessee Civil War 150

Songs and Stories

Episode 2 | 58m 24s

From pride and patriotism to death and defeat, Civil War Songs and Stories describes how music was as much a part of Army life as a musket. The narrative explains how both sides were accompanied by professional regimental brass bands mustered to preserve morale. The music inspired soldiers and consoled them.

Aired: 05/17/11

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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Tennessee Department of Education,University of Tennessee, Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area, Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission