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Songs- Lorna Roschal

“I wish I was in Dixie” - This song was created in the blackface minstrel shows of the 1850s where it later became popular across the United States. During the Civil War this song was made the anthem of the Confederacy. Many people have recognized these lyrics with the philosophy of the Old South. People who approve of this song view it was a valid aspect of Southern culture

“Lorena” - When this song was played most men thought of their girlfriends or wives back home. This song has also said to cause soldiers to be homesick and lose their energy to fight. Due to this, this song was banned in places because of what it caused.


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