12116. The Use of Music to Boost Morale Among Soldiers in the American Civil War.
Includes a discussion of drummer boys, buglers and regimental bands. Considers the use of music to keep time in drills, as a means to arouse passions either during battle or while marching to battle, and as entertainment around the campfires at night. Also discusses various songs of the time which were used to inspire troops in both the North and the South. 17 pages, 66 footnotes, 12 bibliographic sources.
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