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Now the fog and smoke is lifting
From the fallen row on row
In 1861 the prayed for God to keep their souls

Jimmy left home in April
That was one year to the day
Writes his mother back home in Brighton
But he ain't got much to say
He's...

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    anonymous
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    Apr 4th, 2015 4:03pm report


    The only truly identifiable battle is that of Fort Sumter (in the beginning of the song, April of 1861). Jimmy left for the army between 12 and 14 April 1862. That being the dates of the earliest battle the song could be mentioning. There were no battles on April 12-14 1862.



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    anonymous
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    Nov 18th, 2011 11:37pm report


    Actually, it was Battle of Shiloh in April of 1862. (There were no casualties at Fort Sumter)



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    anonymous
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    Jul 28th, 2011 7:13pm report


    More specifically the Battle of Fort Sumter which began the American Civil War



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    anonymous
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    Apr 29th, 2011 4:10pm report


    It's a brief perspective of the American Civil War from the perspective of a young boy (Jimmy) from Brighton, MA.




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