This Day in Georgia Civil War History
December 11, 1861
Mother Desperately Wanted Son Home for Christmas
A Georgia mother pleaded with her son to come home for Christmas.
“i want you to come home a[t] christmas if you can any how in the world… .” Source: Spencer B. King, Jr., Georgia Voices: A Documentary History to 1872 (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1966), p. 299