Christmas in Richmond, 1864

By |2016-12-25T00:34:38-06:00December 24th, 2016|Categories: Charity, Christianity, Christmas, Culture, History|

The orphans sat mute with astonishment until the opening hymn and prayer and the last amen had been said, and then they at a signal warily and slowly gathered around the tree to receive from a lovely young girl their allotted present... Rice, flour, molasses and tiny pieces of meat, most of them sent to [...]