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    • Fortifying of New Orleans

    • Print entitled "Fortifying of New Orleans." Shows General Jackson giving orders as slaves work in the background. Engraving by William Croome. Printed in "The Pictorial Life of Andrew Jackson" (1848).
    • ca. 1848
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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
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    • June 22, 1862, diary entry--"The 'reconoissance in force' which we had thought were moving on to Chattanooga--went only 38 miles across in the direction of Pikeville, and then returned. I presume they were in reality hunting Starns--it is said they...
    • 1862 June 22
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    • June 22, 1862, diary entry--"The 'reconoissance in force' which we had thought were moving on to Chattanooga--went only 38 miles across in the direction of Pikeville, and then returned. I presume they were in reality hunting Starns--it is said they...
    • 1862 June 22
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    • In this entry Lucy Virginia writes of Mrs A. going out her the front door and meeting a soldier who demanded 15 lbs. of bread. He proved to be part of a Confederate scout operation of about 20 men. Lucy Virginia writes of hiding in a canister the...
    • 1863 July 12

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