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    • Death of General Pakenham scene

    • Black and white engraving, "Battle of New Orleans and Death of General Packenham [sic]." British and American forces clash as Pakenham falls mortally wounded from his horse. Abandoned cannon at right fallen soldiers and ladder on ground. From John...
    • 1848
    • US Martingale plate

    • Brass heart shaped martingale plate with US in the center. Recovered from Murfreesboro, Rutherford County (Tenn.), item is lead filled. The martingale plate decorated the center of the breast strap. The breast strap extended from each side of the...
    • 1862-1865
    • General Edward Pakenham

    • British General Edward Pakenham charging on dark horse. He is in military uniform with one arm raised holding a hat. Foot soldiers in background with guns. British flag in background on the right. "Packenham's Charge"
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    • Cold north wind yesterday, frost last night & the morning is quite chilly. Col., Mr. James Spurlock & Mr. Colville started for Nashville on Friday. They had one horse & buggy between them. LVF was reminded that on April 20, 1864, was the last time...
    • 1865 April 23
    • Death of General Edward Pakenham scene

    • Color engraving, "Death of General Packenham [sic]." Pakenham is shown falling mortally wounded from his horse. His troops surround him while a cannoneer kneels in front of an artillery piece. An American cannon fires from the rampart. From John...
    • 1848
    • Battle of Enotichopco [Enitachopco] scene

    • Color engraving, Battle of Enotichopco [sic], depicts an American officer rallying his troops while he rides a white horse. Infantrymen, wearing blue uniforms, stand with muskets ready for the Indian ambush. Other soldiers lie wounded. Two American...
    • 1848
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    • In the entry Darlin comes back from a visit to town and announces that the Yankees are coming again. The Yankees burned the stables; however, Darlin was able to save about half of one poultry house, by ripping off roofing and planking to stop the...
    • 1863 April 26
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    • In this long entry Lucy Virginia writes of the terrible looting of the cottages and hotel by the mounatin people. She even compares it to the French Revolution reign of terror on a small scale without the flow of blood.
    • 1863 July 26
    • Beautiful Jim Key tent

    • Jim Key was a talented horse who was able to perform numerous tricks that showcased his intelligence and unique personality. His trainer, Dr. William Key, was an ex-slave who championed patience and kindness as the keys to successful horse training.
    • approximately 1900
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    • L.V.F. is relieved that her husbands birthday means he is now too old to be drafted into military service. She compares the Federal troops to an Egyptian plague from the Bible because of their rough foraging for provisions. Cooper [one of the...
    • 1862 August 10
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    • L.V.F. writes thatYankees intended to burn up this end of town because it was illuminated when Forrest brought the prisoners up from Murfreesboro. The illumination was because Gen. Forrest had requested that the citizens have water set out all...
    • 1862 October 7


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