Shiloh National Military Park is inviting children to participate in a Civil War Christmas program at the Shiloh visitor center. This unique hour long program will introduce young people to how Christmas was celebrated over 150 years ago in our nation. In order to experience a Civil War Christmas, participating children will have the chance to make their own period gift during the program. St. Nicholas (aka Santa Claus, Kris Kringle, and Father Christmas) and Mrs. Claus will take time out from their busy schedule to make a special appearance at Shiloh Battlefield. He even told the park rangers that he is bringing a special gift for the children. If your child is interested in attending the Civil War Christmas program, please register by contacting the Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center at 731-689-5696 or register online at View On Facebook.