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    • 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, 1863 May 12

    • It is Tuesday and gunboats are visible on the Cumberland River from Nannie's home. Gen. Joe Hooker is beaten; however, Gen. Stonewall Jackson is severely and A. P. Hill is slightly wounded. Nannie wants word from her brother. She hopes that no bad...
    • 1863 May 12
    • Nannie E. Haskins Diary Excerpts

    • Excerpts from a small handwritten diary written by Nannie Haskins, a young girl of Clarksville, Tennessee. Provides an insight into the day to day activities of an observant young girl. Haskins was strongly in support of the Confederacy and loathed...
    • 1863 February 16 - October 24
    • Drive on the Hindenburg Line

    • Germans taken prisoner by the Americans during the drive on the Hindenburg Line at Bellicourt and the Canal St. de Quentin march along a road under guard. The background of the image features buildings which have sustained heavy war damage. ...
    • 1918 October 10
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    • In this entry Lucy Virgiria writes of attending church & hearing Dr. Hopson preach, who was Gen. Morgans chaplin. She liked the sermon. Her three children began school again and the school room required much prepapration. Her children complained...
    • 1863 March 11
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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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    • French begins by writing of an inconvenient situation (a boil) which obliged her to lie on her back at all times. She describes Confederate Gen. Wheeler's capture of about 800 Union troops in McMinnville and Wheeler's opening of their commissary...
    • 1863 October 12
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    • L.V.F. diary entry Yankees continued to forage roughly about the area. I judge that about 30,000 men have left this place and Hickory Creek this morning - Thomas division - Woods to [sic] - and Nelsons - and this is a better riddance for which I...
    • 1862 Septmber 3
    • Machinery Building

    • The Machinery Building, also called Machinery Hall, at the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The architectural style was an example of Greek Doric and served as a perfect complement to the Parthenon, which appeared on the opposite...
    • 1897
    • Thoughts of One Far Better

    • This page in Mitchener's POW diary from World War II includes a drawing of a prisoner who is imagining a better place - a house to live in, rather than a German POW camp. Mitchener writes, "There are sundry others - space dictates - - and lack of...
    • 1944-1945
    • Page 2

    • said river to the top of the blue ridge, thence along the blue ridge to the Unicoy Turnpike road thence a straight line to the nearest main source of the Chestatee; thence along its main channel, including Islands to the Chatahoochie and thence...
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    • Tuesday, 7th. Got under way very early, the day proving very windy, a S.S.W. & the river being wide occasioned a high sea, insomuch, that some of the smaller crafts were in danger, therefore came to at the uppermost Chiccamauga Town,...
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