Jennie Avila in The Harold-Mail Newspaper

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Local musician creates CD of local Civil War history

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By DAVE McMILLION

HAGERSTOWN — Local tourism officials could have produced another brochure about Washington County’s Civil War history.

But Tom Riford wanted to do it in song.

When Riford, president and CEO of the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, started talking with local musician Jennie Avila about her interest in writing some music related to the war, they decided to produce an entire CD.

Avila relied on local Civil War history and resources to produce the CD....