Lemonade Day in the Civil War and a little girl…
Soldiers fought hard battles day in and day out during the Civil War. Tired, weary, thirsty men and women…but what about the plain folk when they invaded a town or plantation?
Did they see their brother, father, husband, son? Daughter?
Or did they see the enemy…
I don’t rightly know how true it is, but Civil War legend has it that a mighty pretty little gal made lemonade on a hot, sweltering day back in August 1862 and offered it to the advancing army.
Every soldier got a taste of cold sweet lemonade and a smile…and they went on their way, leaving the plantation untouched.
Making us all hopeful that goodness can triumph…with the help of sweet lemonade and the kindness of a little girl.
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She wore gray.
He wore blue.
But their love defied the boundaries of war.
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