Reflections on the common soldiers of the American Civil War
Thomas Nast’s Divided Christmas
by James Brookes
Yesterday the Emerging Civil War Blog wrapped up their Civil War Christmas coverage with an article I wrote examining Thomas Nast’s Christmas Eve illustration. You may find the article here.
Best wishes for 2016!
Thomas Nast, Christmas Eve, 1862, wood engraving on paper, Harper’s Weekly, January 3, 1863, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art