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Nearly 100 years before the 1957 classic Dr. Seuss book appeared on the shelves, there was another Grinch who lived in the frontier town of St. Joseph, Missouri during the Civil War. Typically, we think of Christmas during the Civil … Continue reading
Raise your hand if you went to Ellwood Manor with us during the Chancellorsville Tour at the 2018 ECW Symposium? Now, imagine that wonderfully restored 19th Century home decked for the holidays and filled with music and laughter. Sound intriguing … Continue reading
In your opinion, what’s the “classic” Civil War Christmas story/account?
‘Tis the season! And we’ve collected a few of the Christmas themed blog posts from our archives to celebrate with a little Civil War history. May your days be merry, bright, and filled with cheerful historical details!
If you could spend Christmas “back in time” during the Civil War, in what city and what year would you choose to celebrate? Why?
Nothing says Holiday Cheer like an indoor fir tree filled with armaments of war. Or commanded by war leaders. Or bedecked in battle flags. Nothing, I tell you. And it can all be yours with some carefree shopping on your … Continue reading