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Posted By: JedMarum
04-Aug-03 - 06:57 PM
Thread Name: Music of US Civil War & Irish Immigrants
Subject: RE: Music of US Civil War & Irish Immigrants
there is also the story of a farm at Marye's heights - an important part of the battlefield at Fredricksburg - where a large amount of corn was grown and donated by the twonsfolks to the people of Ireland suring the potato famine. The field was later the same location where many many Irishmen died duriung the battle for Fredricksburg. I believe there is a song about the story ...