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    • 33664_10

    • Constitution of Frankland. 11 of this commonwealth, unless he actually resides in, and possesses land in the county to the quantity of one hundred Acres, or to the value of fifty Pounds, and is of the full...
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    • 33664_15

    • Constitution of Frankland. Sect. 17. The Treasurer of State shall be annually appointed, and no person eligible more than three years successively. The Secretary of State, Attorney General, Auditors, and such like officers, shall be triennially;...
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    • 33664_8

    • Declaration of Rights 9 not to be kept up; and that the military should be kept under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power. That the people have a right to assemble together, to consult for...
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    • Brigade Officers' School

    • Officers of Headquarters and Staff, 2nd Brigade, 2nd, 7th, and 10th Regiments of the Tennessee State Guard. These men are attending Brigade Officers' School at Vanderbilt University.
    • 1944 July 16
    • Bullet mold

    • Civil War era bullet mold. Bullet molds were carried by some Civil War soldiers to melt spent lead rounds to make their own ammunition. Bullet molds were used to shape Minie balls. They also provided the conical base and rings around the center of...
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    • This is the table of contents page for Hardy A. Mitchener, Jr.'s journal during his stay as a POW in Germany during World War II. He has created his own list, with sections such as "Cellmates," "Our Creed," and "The B-17."
    • 1944-1945
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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 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
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    • French was very ill with a headache from Thursday through Saturday. She has been reading aloud "Husks" by Marian Harland and has also begun Raids and Romance of Morgan and his Men by Sallie Rochester Ford. She did not enjoy the first as much as...
    • 1864 March 20
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    • Col. John French & family are at Beersheba Springs in Grundy County just South of McMinnville in Warren County. Some old friends are back at Beersheba Springs. The Col. John Armflelds and the Scotts. Mr. Armfield brought some Dr. J. Hostetter's...
    • 1864 May 22
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    • On the Thursday before a large body of Rebels passed through. They belonged to [Gen. Joseph] Wheeler. As it was early fall peaches were still on the trees. French was busy preserving peaches, putting up tomatoes and so on but had no vinegar to make...
    • 1864 September 11
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    • French writes of a feeling of sadness and the long and terrible strain caused by the war. The 1864 presidential election is very much on her mind. She wants to leave the country if Abe and Andy are elected. All the things from Beersheba Springs...
    • 1864 October 30
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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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    • Weather is better. Mr. Wallace plans to go to Nashville & LVF will send her letters to Lide and Mrs. Armfield with him. Coggins has just returned from Nashville with newspapers. From these Lee appears to be holding his own in Virginia & Sherman has...
    • 1865 January 8

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