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    • 1865 presidential election is over & LV is surprised that there is no hue & cry over the election either for or against. She received a letter from Lide. She & family spent the summer at Mackinaw & Cheboygan & returned to Memphis in October. Col....
    • 1864 November 20
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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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    • 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
    • Deadman's hill

    • Debris (helmet, shoes, skulls, etc.) scattered on a hill with the limb of a tree in the distance giving the eerie feel of desolation and destruction.
    • 1916
    • Puryear Album 1, page 30

    • Eight photographs on page. Four photographs show unidentified Army Air Service pilots and ground crew standing next to their airplanes. The airplane in the top right photograph bears the insignia of the 103rd Aero Squadron. Middle right: George W....
    • approximately 1919 April-May
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    • In this entry Lucy Virgiria writes of attending church & hearing Dr. Hopson preach, who was Gen. Morgans chaplin. She liked the sermon. Her three children began school again and the school room required much prepapration. Her children complained...
    • 1863 March 11
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    • incident thereto; they giving good and sufficient security, under the penalty of double the sum so received, for the faithful appropriation thereof for the purposes aforesaid. Sec. 9. And be it enacted, That the commissioners and managers...
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    • It is lastly agreed and firmly resolved that a dutiful and humble address or Petition be presented by some Person or Persons to be chosen by the Inhabitants to the General Assembly, giving the fullest assurance of the fidelity and attachment to the...
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    • June 15, 1862, diary entry - Discusses the Union Army taking food and horses. "I venture tp write a little in this brief journal though I may have to burn it ere long--As a perfect reign of terror is upon us. On Thursday last--the 12th, a force of...
    • 1862 June 15
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    • L.V.F. discusses Forrests forces and a Federal force of about 4000-5000 in the vicinity of Manchester. The children walked with Mammy and Martha to visit Grandma Lyon. They returned highly pleased, but tired. She had a letter from Lide, written in...
    • 1862 July 27
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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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    • L.V.F. writes the week has been a quiet, yet a busy one for her. The weather has been fine, & she has been busy all the week in putting up peaches -- What the Yankees left. The war news this week has been a confirmation of rumors. Last...
    • 1862 September 21

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