The Civil War Dream Experience


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The Historians LogoThis week on “The Historians” podcast, Wanda Burch discusses her book, The Home Voices Speak Louder than the Drums: Dreams and the Imagination in Civil War Letters and Memoirs.  Singer-songwriter John Kenosian has set some of these letters and memoirs to music.  Kenosian and Burch are performing a concert series in New York’s Montgomery County called Home Voices: The American Civil War Experience through Words and Music.

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  1. Wanda BurchWanda Burch

    Thank you Bob Cudmore! My new book, THE HOME VOICES SPEAK LOUDER THAN THE DRUMS: DREAMS AND THE IMAGINATION IN CIVIL WAR LETTERS AND MEMOIRS [McFarland] has been published and is available on Amazon and other sites as well as on the McFarland Website.
    https://www.mcfarlandbooks.com/2017/05/newly-published-the-home-voices-speak-louder-than-the-drums/
    The first of two June programs of “Home Voices: The American Civil War Experience through Words and Music” will be Friday, June 2, 7:00 p.m. at Upstate Chapel, Cliff Street, Canajoharie NY. The second will be Friday, June 16, 7:30 p.m. at Conservancy Hall, Rte. 161 in Glen NY.

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