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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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    • L.V.F. writes about Yankees roughly foraging for food and the wholesale destruction that accompanied this until the Col. [her husband] went to the home where a Major was quartered which helped for a while. She further writes of "masterly...
    • 1862 August 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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    • On the first day of the year 1865 LVF is very down in her mood. She believes that the weather is becoming colder than it was when she married & came to McMinnville. Mollie has made a wreath of evergreens to place on Cap Spurlock's grave as it is...
    • 1865 January 1
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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
    • Saber and scabbard

    • Saber and scabbard, European-manufactured, possibly French. The scabbard has been broken and repaired. The blade is etched with a sun and moon. According to family tradition, the saber was given to Baker Franklin Ault for allowing a Civil War unit...
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    • "That's My Weakness Now"

    • Scrapbook page featuring at center a landscape drawing with trees, a creek, and the sun. A tiny photograph of an African-American couple has been pasted onto the landscape amidst the trees. The remainder of the page includes the text, "That's my...
    • circa 1928
    • 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
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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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