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Crowning triumph.

Trying several, he finally hit upon ‘Dixie.’ Tom McDonough shouted:‘That will do—the very thing; play it to-night.’ Mrs. John Wood, Mark Smith, Loffingwell, and John Owens were delighted. Night came, the Zouaves marched on, led by Miss Susan Denin, singing ‘I wish I was in Dixie.’ The audience became wild with delight and seven encores were demanded. Soon after the war broke out. The Washington Artillery had the tune arranged for a quickstep by Romoe Meneri. The saloons, the parlors, the streets rang with the ‘Dixie’ air, and ‘Dixie’ became to the South what the ‘Marsellaise’ is to France.

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