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    • Nan Ross standing in front of a Crazy quilt

    • Nan Ross standing in front of a Crazy quilt. The quilt was made between February and December 1898 by Nan, Mattie, and Sue Ross and their mother Elizabeth Charles Ross. It has the marriage date of Tom and Elizabeth Ross as well as the initials of...
    • 1899
    • Refracting telescope

    • Refracting telescope captured by Federal troops during the Civil War. The Federal troops thought the telescope was the barrel of a brass cannon. It was originally purchased by C. J. Bradley in 1852 for Bethel College. The telescope cost almost...
    • 1852
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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
    • continued

    • 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
    • continued

    • 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 thie 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 Vriginia writes of hiding in a canister the...
    • 1863 July 12
    • Aunt Sophie

    • Woman who is thought to be a former slave taken at the Crockett home in Brentwood, Tennessee. She was called Aunt Sophie. The back of the photograph the following information: "Aunt Sophie at the age of 106; she remembers the War of 1812. Picture...
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    • In this entry Lucy Vriginia writes of the Colonel and Mr. Henderson's homecoming after being made to take the oath. Mr. Henderson's bond was $5,000 and the Colonel's bond was $25,000. She writes of dozens going in daily to take the oath and that 5...
    • 1863 July 22
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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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