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Lonel Woods and Julie Miller, faculty members at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, will perform songs from the Civil War on Saturday night in Dekalb Junction.  Photo:  Todd Moe
Lonel Woods and Julie Miller, faculty members at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, will perform songs from the Civil War on Saturday night in Dekalb Junction. Photo: Todd Moe

Remembering the canons, not cannons, of the Civil War

The music of the Civil War era is more than marches and bugle calls. Baritone Lonel Woods and pianist Julie Miller will perform songs from the Civil War at the Meeting House Museum in Dekalb Junction, south of Canton, Saturday night (7 pm).

Todd Moe caught up with Woods and Miller during a rehearsal this week to talk about the wide variety of songs written and performed on the battlefield and at home in the mid-1860's -- music that was popular in the north and the south. Woods says those songs ranged from hymns and spirituals to parlor songs and political propaganda.  Go to full article

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