Tuesday, March 27, 2012

George Stoneman, Jr. in The Band lyric lore.

George Stoneman, Jr.s' gravesite in Lakewood, NY, the Civil War officer & California governor memorialized in THE BAND's "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down."

"Virgil Caine is the name, and I served on the Danville train,

Till Stoneman's cavalry came and tore up the tracks again ..."


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