> When I recently saw the motion picture GETTYSBURG on television,
> a Confederate officer sang a song in a scene with Gen. Armistead
> (Richard Jordan) and Gen. Longstreet (Tom Berenger). You can't
> really make the song out, but I know it is one I heard several
> years ago at Kansas University. A reference in George R. Stewart's
> PICKETT'S CHARGE indicates that it is probably "Kathleen
> Mavourneen". Is this correct? If so, what would be the best
> recording of it currently available? Several friends who saw the
> movie have indicated interest---along with yours truly.
> David B. Conlin
Yes, that was the song.. I have a couple of CDs with songs
recorded by John McCormick and others.. I'll check for that song.