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 Posted: Thu Mar 27th, 2008 03:31 pm
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Joanie:

I can't verify it but perhaps they were playing the Jaunting Irish Car or the Irish Volunteer, thr former being the tune the Bonnie Blue Flag was based on and the latter a Federal tune set to the same melody.

Here's a full Civil War movie on the Monitor and the Merrimac everyone can watch from their computer:

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2006121846056457327&q=hearts+in+bondage&total=139&start=0&num=10&so=0&type=search&plindex=0

Kind of cheesy and impressive all at the same time and I've never heard of it before.  The director Lew Ayres was the star of the original All Quiet on the Western Front

Last edited on Thu Mar 27th, 2008 03:33 pm by David White

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