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    • Harriet Tubman

    • Lithograph of Harriet Tubman from the book, "Scenes of the Life in Harriet Tubman" (1869) by Sarah H. Bradford. The wood-carved likeness for the printing is attributed to J.C. Darby. She is wearing a long dress, coat and kerchief, and is holding a...
    • approximately 1869
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    • The Battle of Stones River was to decide whether or not the French family were still to have a home, or be sent forth as refugees to find a sojourning place in a land of strangers. Cannonading was heard in the direction of Murfreesboro. Everything...
    • 1862 December 31
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    • Lucy Virginia writes of fires on the mountains all around and that at night the fires look like a marching army. She had a note from Mollie about the high cost of items such as butter $4 or $5 a pound and so on. She next writes that Longstreet has...
    • 1864 February 28
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    • Cold snap has brought the temperature to 15. LVF is bringing in the wood for her fires herself as they have some bad wood. Her shoulders need to be broad & strong but they are not. LVF did not write of their anniversary on the 12th as it was dull...
    • 1865 January 24
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    • L.V.F. writes about Yankees roughly foraging for food and the wholesale destruction that accompanied this until the Col. [her husband] went to the home where a Major was quartered which helped for a while. She further writes of "masterly...
    • 1862 August 31
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    • he & "Darlin' [husband] planned to ride horses [Black & Gray Tilly] into town to see Mrs. Rowan. However they found out that would not be posssible. Sam Pennebaker grew excitied as he spoke of the way in which things had been carried on at his...
    • 1862 September 5
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    • L.V.F writes a great deal of local gossip and that Andy Johnson and Buell & staff had a desperate "flare-up." Andy got drunk & made a speech at the Capitol & an ass of himself, at one & the same time. He told Buell that "his bones should bleach on...
    • 1862 September 14
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    • Act Purpose of Raising a Fund for Erecting a District Jail and Stocks in the Town of Nashville in the Mero District. =============================================================== An act to authorize the drawing a lottery in the district of Mero,...
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    • 2 of 150 is 300 4 100 400 10 50 500 25 20 500 100 10 1,000 142 Total prizes. 858 Blanks And that each of the prizes aforesaid, shall be subject to a deduction of one fifth part, for the purpose of raising the fund aforesaid; which sum...
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