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“Music Lives On,” by Matt Kulak

One of the most satisfying things about Riehlife is connecting with new readers and hearing their thoughts. Matt Kulak commented on “Just as the Sun Went Down”–a Civil War song chosen by my father Erwin A. Thompson. Here’s a lovely letter he wrote to Pop. –Janet __________ So although the facts may disappear from history, […]

Civil War Song: “Just as the Sun Went Down” by Edna Florence

Just As The Sun Went Down by Edna Florence (1899) 1. After the din of the battle’s roar, Just at the close of day, Wounded and bleeding upon the battle field, Two wounded soldiers lay. One held a ringlet of thin, gray hair, One held a lock of brown, Bidding each other a fond farewell, […]