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    • "Wedding Bells for Sergt. York," news article

    • Article from unidentified newspaper is entitled "Wedding Bells for Sergt. York" and written by R. G. Fields. It describes the bride, "seventeen," her father, "A. F. Williams, former circuit court clerk of Fentress County," and some of the wedding...
    • 1919 June 7
    • "York Married to Miss Williams," article

    • Newspaper article entitled "York Married to Miss Williams" by Robert G. Fields (staff correspondent). "Miss Williams, who is the youngest of thirteen children was attended by three maids of honor, Misses Ida Wright, Maud Brier, and Adella Darwin,...
    • 1919 June 7
    • Bayonet

    • Bayonet found near the site of Fort Pillow in the 1950s. In April 1864, Maj. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest led an assault on Fort Pillow, at that time a Union outpost. The assault killed nearly half of the 600-man garrison, composed largely of African...
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    • Body armor

    • A section of body armor, pierced by two holes, from the Shiloh battlefield. The Battle of Shiloh was fought April 6-7, 1862. Union forces were commanded by Maj. Gens. Ulysses S. Grant and Don Carlos Buell. The Confederates were led by Gens. Albert...
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    • The same night he was here I had a sick soldier-one of Morgans men, and a comrade who attended him. The name of the sick one was Rice-he was 15 years of age. We have bread & meat-wheat coffee & sassafras tea-a little milk & a very little butter....
    • 1863 January 19
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    • Begins with ball preparations and her disapointment of some officers' behavior. Next writes of very strong storms in the night. Finally she writes that Morgans men that are behaving badly, and he is "losing character by the way they go on stealing...
    • 1863 February 8
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    • In this entry Lucy writes of a visit from General Morgan and his wife. Lucy liked Mrs. Morgan although she was not brillant. There was a Ball with meager food and clothes that were reworked.. She writes that events in Vicksburg & Charleston are...
    • 1863 February 15
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    • In this entry Lucy writes of a visit from General Morgan and his wife. Lucy liked Mrs. Morgan although she was not brillant. There was a Ball with meager food and clothes that were reworked.. She writes that events in Vicksburg & Charleston are...
    • 1863 February 15
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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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    • 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 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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