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Civil War Christmas
Ought It Not To Be a Merry Christmas? How did Americans - both northern and southern - celebrate Christmas during the Civil War? Many of the customs and observances, some of which we cherish to this day, grew to be widely accepted during this terrible time of national struggle. But more than anything, we ought to remember the privations and heartaches of the soldiers far from home and their loved ones left behind.