Article by W. Clay Crook –
A cedar tree was decked with strings of popcorn, paper ornaments, and dried fruit. A pantry nearby had home-made breads and cakes. Crossing the dog-trot into the next room, logs burned merrily in the fireplace- it was Christmas 1862 at the McPeake Cabin, on Tour Stop 7 of the Parkers Crossroads Battlefield. Mary Ann Clement was dressed in period attire, and was joined by…
For the complete story, see the November 15th edition of The Lexington Progress.