All Quiet Along the Potomac
A poem that was based on newspaper reports that was based on official telegrams sent to the Secretary of War by Major General McClellan that followed the First Battle of Bull Run. In 1863 the poem was set to music by John Hewitt, who was a poet, newspaperman, a musician that was serving in the Confederate Army.
A song that references to “Old South”. The song is played by many different instruments. The sound is created when on instrument (usually the trumpet) plays the melody on it, other sounds then join in to improvise around that melody.
Maryland, My marylandSong is set to tune of “Lauriger Horatius”, better known as the tune of “O Tannenbaum”. The state's general assembly adopted “Maryland , My Maryland” as the state song in April of 1939. The song calls for Maryland to fight the Union and was used across the South during the Civil War as a battle hymn.