Christmas Eve by Thomas Nast.
Courtesy West Point
Museum Collections, U.S. Military Academy.
TEXT BY CATHERINE CLINTON
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|Key for photo and illustration identification:|
|BL||Battles and Leaders of the Civil War|
|FW||Frank and Marie-Therese Wood Print Collection, Alexandria, Virginia|
|LC||Library of Congress, Washington, DC|
|MC||Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia|
|NA||National Archives, Washington, DC|
|NPS||National Park Service|
|USAMHI||United States Army Military History Institute, Carlisle, PA|
Want to Learn
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Martha Elizabeh Hodes, The Sea Captain's Wife: A True
Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century
(New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2007) and Edwin C.
Bearss, Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil
War (Washington, D.C.: National Geographic,