Four Christmases – Holiday excerpts from Henry Keiser’s Civil War diary

Four diary entries from the Civil War document the evolution of holiday experiences of a soldier from Pennsylvania's Coal Region.

Meet Henry Keiser – A Soldier Who Kept A Diary For Nearly Every Day of the Civil War

Henry Keiser kept a diary through his service in the Civil War. Meet the man behind the diary that has appeared in dozens of books about America's bloodiest conflict.