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Civil War took no holiday

This week in Civil War history

December 23, 2013
By HARRY SCHOGER - Special to the Tribune Chronicle , Tribune Chronicle | TribToday.com

One hundred and fifty years ago, it was Christmas week 1863, the third Christmas of the Civil War. The usual joys of celebration of years gone by were severely quieted by the realities of a war that continued to drag on with no real end in sight.

 
 
 

 

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