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    • your poor red brothers, you are the best judge; but yet we cannot for a moment withhold our sense of the humane benevolence, and benignity of the U. States, to believe that the country which has been solemnly guaranteed to the Cherokees by them,...
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    • We have here the advantages of adopting the virtues of our white brothers, who surround us. Your Excellency is not unacquainted with the progress which we have made in agriculture and civilized life. The benign influence of religion has opened the...
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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
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1865 March 28

    • Several speeches were delivered to the Negroes at their last celebration. One was from Col. Smith and another was from Jim Read. Nannie writes of a saying going around about green, black, lime & sassafras tea. It ends with "But I love Liber-ty."...
    • 1865 March 28
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    • Passage begins, "It is all over -- and a glorious victory remains with the South!" L.V.F. goes on to describe General Crittenden and men being made prisoners by General Forrest and his men. 13 wagons of supplies captured [1st Battle of...
    • 1862 July 17
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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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    • 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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    • numbers? It cannot be sound reason to believe that it was proper to take the census of both nations, when all those who took reservations were limited to but 640 acres to each and every head of a family, if it was not intended that the surplus of...
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    • No, Brother, in them we have the most unbounded confidence. We have had too many proofs of their justice and magnanimity, - of their liberality and friendship, for us to harbour, even for a moment, a suspicion that they would act unjustly towards...
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    • News of the great victory at Murfreesboro gladdened their Hearts - and they counted over the spoils - as follows - 6000 prisoners, 3000 mules, 40 cannon, quantities of ordnance & ammunition - a good deal of coffee etc. for the sick, burnt six...
    • 1863 January 4
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    • News of the great victory at Murfreesboro gladdened their Hearts - and they counted over the spoils - as follows - 6000 prisoners, 3000 mules, 40 cannon, quantities of ordnance & ammunition - a good deal of coffee etc. for the sick, burnt six...
    • 1863 January 4
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1863 July 24

    • Nannie can hear the groans of soldier from a nearby Federal hospital. Sick & wounded are no longer enemies. Mrs. Sears of Hopkinsville stopped for a visit going South to visit her husband, who had to leave Hopkinsville because of his Southern...
    • 1863 July 24
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1863 July 19

    • Mr. & Mrs. Rust of Hopkinsville visited the Haskins in Clarksville. Mrs. Rust's brother has been taken prisoner. However, he has been sent elsewhere. Mr. Rust says Hopkinsville is a perfect despotism. Willie Settle, Sallie Lewis & Nannie went on...
    • 1863 July 19

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