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[22 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Strike the Tent/Civil War Songs & Campfire Melodies

The last words attributed to General Robert E. Lee were Strike the tent. Symbolic of the end of the famed Confederate leader s life, the military term references dismantling the tent…

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[6 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Lightning in a Jar

Powerful, high energy Double CD with 26 songs recorded LIVE at two back-to-back, sold out shows. Over 2 hours of favorite Civil War songs played on period instruments in authentic arrangements. Bobby Horton says, “It’s like eavesdropping on history.”

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[3 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Dulcem Melodies

In this their fifth album, the 2nd South Carolina String Band once again brings you the songs and music that moved the American people of the early and mid-eighteen hundreds. They play the music that was in the hearts and minds and on the tongues of the citizen-soldiers that made up the ranks of the armies of the North and the South as they marched off to take part in the cataclysmic struggle that was to become the defining event of our nation’s history. They play it on instruments of the era and in an authentic manner and style that carries the listener back to simpler times.