Merry Christmas from the 13th Mississippi

egg-nog

The regiment spent its first Christmas Day, 1861, in camp near Leesburg.

Private Mike Hubbert of the Minutemen of Attala wrote in his diary: “Camp is in quite a stir this morning. The boys all feel gay from the effect of the fashionable old drink Egg Nog.”

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About Dick Stanley

Retired Texas daily newspaperman
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