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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.

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Music is by Mark Ferguson and is used with permission.

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SHOW LINKS:

David Kincaid – Haunted Field Music

Irish Brigade

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Teaching the Civil War Podcast Episode 6

by fifer1863 on August 16, 2011

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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.

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Music is by the Excelsior Brigade Fifes and Drums and is used with permission.

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SHOW LINKS:

Acoustic Shadows of the Blue and Gray

Camp Chase Fifes and Drums

119th New York Fifes & Drums

David Kincaid

Library of Congress Links

Civil War Sheet Music Collection

Band Music from the Civil War

Battle Hymn of the Republic

 

 

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I have found a few more videos on YouTube that I would like to share with you.

The first two were done by Tapsbugler (those familiar with the hobby will know who this is) and the first video is Field Musicians of the Civil War and the second video is Brass Bands of the Civil War.

The next one is from Antietam and according to the title was recorded at the Pry Farm in October 2006. While not the best quality, it is an excellent rendition of Old Dan Tucker and if I’m not mistaken there are members of the 2nd S. Carolina String Band in the group. Here is a link to a video of the Excelsior Brigade Fifes & Drums playing Old Dan Tucker as well.

Here is one of Camp Chases Fifes and Drums playing The Minstrel Boy. Again, not the best quality but you get the idea.  You can also view a great collection of videos of Camp Chase on YouTube.

Another great band is the 2nd South Carolina String Band and you can view a great video of them singing “Dixie’s Land” from a recent Gettysburg reenactment.

Finally, the following is not Civil War music but it is one of the coolest fife and drum videos I’ve seen. The video is the Fifes and Drums of Yorktown playing at Ft. Ticonderoga. If you look closely at about 3:30 into the video, the fifers are lined up and they are using their right hand to play the fife of the person in front of them.

Until next time…

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Teaching the Civil War with YouTube.

March 21, 2009

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 […]

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