Women in the War

A Very Underwood Christmas

A wonderful aspect of reading a published diary or journal, is the opportunity for comparisons across the months and seasons. While reading Josie Underwood’s Civil War Diary – a must for anyone looking to understand the division that occurred between families and friends during the conflict – I was able to make such comparisons between… Continue reading A Very Underwood Christmas

Civil War Trivia, Women in the War

To Those Not So Merry This Christmas…

I believe I can say with some agreement upon the reader’s part that 2020 has not been the best year. The good news is that it’s almost over, and the hope of a brighter and better 2021 is on the horizon. As Christmas Day dawns, I hope this post finds you and your loved ones… Continue reading To Those Not So Merry This Christmas…

Civil War Trivia

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from your historian at Belle on the Battlefield Blog! Everyone has their own holiday traditions. Perhaps you’re visiting family you haven’t seen in a long time. Maybe you’re hosting a big dinner with your loved ones. If you have kids, I’m sure you’re having a blast watching them scream and… Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!