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    • L.V.F writes a great deal of local gossip and that Andy Johnson and Buell & staff had a desperate "flare-up." Andy got drunk & made a speech at the Capitol & an ass of himself, at one & the same time. He told Buell that "his bones should bleach on...
    • 1862 September 14
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    • "Darlin" planning a new home in the octagonal shape. LVF wonders if it is folly to think of it with bacon 50 a pound, flour $15 a barrel and calico $1 per yard. No provisons for travellers in Chattanooga. A clipping in the diary from the October...
    • 1862 November 2
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    • Federal army is reducing in size from resignations & mustering out of men. Quartermaster's Departments are cutting down as well. No one from the town or vicinity has made it back to the area as yet. If they come back by May 22, it will be 4 years...
    • 1865 May 14
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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
    • Names of quilts on Walden's Ridge

    • List of the quilt pattern names on Walden's Ridge. The top of the document states, "Names of quilts on Walden's Ridge copied from Mrs. Rawk's patterns." The following quilt patterns are named: Broken Circle, Star of Bethlehem, Old Maid's Puzzle,...
    • circa 1890-1900
    • The Crow quadrilles

    • The antebellum character Jim Crow is surrounded by seven demeaning caricatures of African Americans: one wearing fancy uniform and carrying sword; hunting with rifle; fight over a woman; man on boat looking at alligator; man dressed in formal...
    • 1837
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1864 December 5

    • The entry is written just after the Confederate loss at the Battle of Franklin on November 30, 1864. However, Nannie writes as if it was a victory for Hood based on reports that they have received in Clarksville. She also noted the slight wounding...
    • 1864 Decemer 5
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1864 December 5

    • The entry is written just after the Confederate loss at the Battle of Franklin on November 30, 1864. However, Nannie writes as if it was a victory for Hood based on reports that they have received in Clarksville. She also noted the slight wounding...
    • 1864 Decemer 5

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