Every year, on the last Backyard Almanac of December, Larry Weber makes a request that has nothing to do phenology or the natural world: he just wants to hear John McCutcheon's song, "Christmas in the Trenches." So this year, we decided to make some additional information about the song - and the story behind it - clickable for other fans.
If you're curious about Larry's perennial Christmas favorite, "Christmas in the Trenches" by John McCutcheon, here's a link to a YouTube video of the song. It was a "project for Mr. Cutler's grade 6 class."
And here is a recounting of the story from The History Channel.