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    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1863 July 19

    • Mr. & Mrs. Rust of Hopkinsville visited the Haskins in Clarksville. Mrs. Rust's brother has been taken prisoner. However, he has been sent elsewhere. Mr. Rust says Hopkinsville is a perfect despotism. Willie Settle, Sallie Lewis & Nannie went on...
    • 1863 July 19
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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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    • Lucy Virginia writes of 2 Union officers wanting to search the house befoe Christmas for Beersheba [Hotel] property. They left convinced that they were duped by the persons who sent them. All Christmas gifts were homemade and consisted of cakes,...
    • 1863 December 27
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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
    • 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
    • Nannie Haskins Diary entry, 1864 October 28

    • Nannie Haskins diary entry describing her social engagements during the Civil War in Clarksville. Haskins briefly mentions 4000 union refugees arriving in Clarksville from East Tennessee which she charaterizes as, "Mostly union cowards." She aslo...
    • 1864 October 28
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1865 May 24

    • This is Nannie's nineteenth birthday. She describes herself as "getting old, old, so old." Brother still has not come home as of yet. Jimmie Lockert, Mr. Wilson, Mr. Holtsman, Mr. Bert Beall, Mr. Prunskey [sic] and cousin Logan came for tea. A good...
    • 1865 May 24

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