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    • Alvin C. York story -- doin' the weekly wash

    • A woman is standing on a porch near a wash tub with a wash board inside. The tub is raised by laying a wooden chair on its side. Two large lard cans just visible beside the chair may hold cleaning products. The woman is dressed in a sunbonnet, dark...
    • 1939
    • Andrew Jackson

    • A color print of Andrew Jackson standing next to a tree. He is wearing a dark suit and is holding is hat and cane in one hand and his glove in the other. There is a white house in the background with a dirt path leading to it.
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    • Andrew Jackson returns to Nashville

    • Print depicting Andrew Jackson in a carriage drawn by a dark and a light horse. The carriage has a driver and a footman, as well as one other passenger. Troops and buildings in the background. Civilians in foreground. Return to Nashvillle
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    • Butterfly quilt

    • Large Butterfly quilt hanging from a clothesline. The quilt has alternating blocks of light and dark green set on point, so they appear as diamonds. A butterfly with brown-and-tan-checked wings is appliqued within each light green square.
    • 1979 June 13
    • Captain Thomas Wells portrait

    • Sepia half-portrait of aged War of 1812 veteran Thomas Wells, carte de visite with decorative border. The bearded man is shown wearing a dark suit and bowtie. Oval photograph is decorated with swags and tassels and is topped with a fleur-de-lis.
    • approximately 1850
    • Capture of the H.M. ships Cyane and Levant

    • A colored print P.S. Dural Litha. Philadelphia. Original Painting by Birch. Shows three ships on dark waters and under cloudy sky. There is light and smoke around the ships from gunfire. Additional information on back of print. "Capture of...
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    • China dolls

    • Two high brow china dolls. The dark haired doll is probably older than the light haired doll. Clothing on both dolls appears to be early and handmade. The light haired doll is missing a portion of both of her arms and a foot. The dark haired doll...
    • circa 1860s-1880s
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    • February 22 1862, diary entry - LVF writes of the Northern victory at Fort Donelson and tells that Nashville has been surrendered to the Union (actual date Feb. 25, 1862). Gens. Floyd & Pillow escaped Fort Donelson with some troops, but Buckner is...
    • 1862 February 22
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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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    • 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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    • The Battle of Stones River was to decide whether or not the French family were still to have a home, or be sent forth as refugees to find a sojourning place in a land of strangers. Cannonading was heard in the direction of Murfreesboro. Everything...
    • 1862 December 31
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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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    • 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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    • The cause of the South has gone down. Yesteday Fench and Martha worked all day making cakes, molasses candy, egg-nog, etc. for the children. She had a difficult time finding items for the children's stockings. She had a set of tiny coffee cups and...
    • 1864 December 25

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