Civil War Series
2:49 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Yuletide Greetings

In part 122 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that during the Civil War, there were few gifts and celebrations but the thoughts of family and home occupied the minds of soldiers. Here, Dr. Robertson shares excerpts from some letters written by soldiers to their families.

Christmas during the war
Christmas during the war