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mactheturk Songs re: Homecoming (12) RE: Songs re: Homecoming 09 Aug 00

I'm told that there was a great "homecoming" in the fall of 1865. Small towns, all across our country were celebrating the return of their young men from the Civil War.

Much of the suffering appeared over,Lincoln had recently been assasinated but even that seemed to punctuate the end of one time and the start of another.

Just picture the journey home for those boys, many of them still teenagers, often traveling on foot to celebrate and perhaps dance again, at the homecoming.....

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