Sunday, 1864 December 25, [near the Cane River, Natchitoches, Louisiana]: “How happy I should have been to have spent this day with my family”

[A war weary Louisiana Confederate engineer’s Christmas diary entries.] Sunday, Dec. 25 This is Sunday the Lord’s day but Oh how it is kept, not as in times passed, [sadly] there is no religion in the army, no fear of … Continue reading