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God rest ye merry, soldiers : a true Civil War Christmas story

Author: James McIvor
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an account complemented by soldier letters, period poetry, and historical song lyrics, documents an inspiring event just after Christmas in 1862 when closely camped Union and Confederate armies, having endeavored to out-sing one another with contrasting patriotic songs, joined together in a shared round of "Home Sweet Home."
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James McIvor
ISBN: 0452287693 9780452287693
OCLC Number: 74651890
Description: 162 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Responsibility: James McIvor.

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In an account complemented by soldier letters, period poetry, and historical song lyrics, documents an inspiring event just after Christmas in 1862 when closely camped Union and Confederate armies, having endeavored to out-sing one another with contrasting patriotic songs, joined together in a shared round of "Home Sweet Home."

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