Combining my interest in history with performing on a magnificent organ seemed like a great idea, so when Mike Hobbs, from the Civil War Round Table, asked me to provide a program for them I quickly agreed. I had absolutely no idea, however, how this event would grow...and grow...and grow over the next days and … Continue reading Join the Ranks!
John Brown believed he could free the slaves, and in 1859, with a small band of dedicated men, raided the arsenal at Harpers Ferry to gain weapons and supplies to help the effort. Thirty-six hours after the raid began, most of the men were wounded or killed, and John Brown was captured. Abolitionist Brown was … Continue reading Battle Hymn of the Republic