When Johnny Comes Marching Home

Something for a Veteran’s Day weekend.  When Johnny Comes Marching Home was written by Irish-American band leader Patrick Gilmore in 1863, at almost the mid point of the War.  It immediately became immensely popular on both sides in that War in which so many Johnny Rebs and Billy Yanks would never be coming home.

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Published in: on November 9, 2013 at 6:07 am  Comments Off on When Johnny Comes Marching Home  
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