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Soldier or Pilgrim? “With A Bundle On His Shoulders”

Driving through the Maryland countryside last Sunday afternoon with some visiting friends from California, we had Union songs blasting from my phone. One of the “conscript songs” rotated up on the playlist. The lyrics begin with a lament that the … Continue reading

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