In 1746, following Bonnie Prince Charlie’s failed attempt to restore the Scottish House of Stuart to the British throne, Parliament passed the Disarming Act. One curious element of this law was the banning of bagpipes. Music, the anxious London legislators had discovered, has a way of stirring the p....
"CIVIL WAR TREASURES: Chants of Defiance: Music and Mindset in the Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 14
Available at: https://repository.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol14/iss2/2