Hard Times in Dixie

DESCRIPTION: "Hear the mournful music swell, It's hard times in Dixie. Hear Rebellion's fun'ral knell...." Rations are short in the Confederacy; the South is gloomy. Grant, Lincoln, Butler are making the Confederacy crumble. The singer hopes traitors will suffer
AUTHOR: Words: "M. K." / Music: "Eugarps" (possibly a pseudonym for M. K. Sprague?)
EARLIEST DATE: 1864 (sheet music published by W. W. Whitney, according to Silber-CivWarFull)
KEYWORDS: Civilwar political food hardtimes nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Silber-CivWarFull, pp. 340-342, "Hard Times in Dixie" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: SCWF340

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