Civil War Music – Buffalo Gals

The song Buffalo Gals is a traditional American song that was popular during the Civil War.  According to the Library of Congress, the song was originally called Lubly Fan Will You Cum Out To Night? and was written in 1844 by the blackface minstrel John Hodges,...

Teaching the Civil War Podcast Episode 17 – The Irish and the Civil War

  [powerpress]     Thanks for staying subscribed to my podcast and I hope you enjoy listening. In this episode I talk a bit about how the Irish played a part in the American Civil War. Feedback on the show? email me at [email protected]..

Teaching the Civil War Podcast Episode 6

  [powerpress]     Thanks for staying subscribed to my podcast and I hope you enjoy listening. In this episode I discuss Civil War era music and some ways teachers can use Civil War music in their classrooms. Feedback on the show? email me at...

Teaching the Civil War with YouTube.

I have to admit right up front that I am not a big user of YouTube.   I have viewed some clips that people have sent me but I’m not a regular user. That being said, someone sent me a link the other evening to a video of a Civil War Fife & Drum group playing...