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    • Weather is better. Mr. Wallace plans to go to Nashville & LVF will send her letters to Lide and Mrs. Armfield with him. Coggins has just returned from Nashville with newspapers. From these Lee appears to be holding his own in Virginia & Sherman has...
    • 1865 January 8
    • 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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    • The same night he was here I had a sick soldier-one of Morgans men, and a comrade who attended him. The name of the sick one was Rice-he was 15 years of age. We have bread & meat-wheat coffee & sassafras tea-a little milk & a very little butter....
    • 1863 January 19
    • 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, 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
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    • The cause of the South has gone down. Yesteday Fench and Martha worked all day making cakes, molasses candy, egg-nog, etc. for the children. She had a difficult time finding items for the children's stockings. She had a set of tiny coffee cups and...
    • 1864 December 25
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    • The cause of the South has gone down. Yesteday Fench and Martha worked all day making cakes, molasses candy, egg-nog, etc. for the children. She had a difficult time finding items for the children's stockings. She had a set of tiny coffee cups and...
    • 1864 December 25
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    • Tells of one of Morgans men coming, William B. Loyd, by the house to ask to use it as the headquarters for Gen. [Roy S.] Cluke. Darlin' would not consent at all. Loyd asked permission to remain all night-which was granted. Next morning the Col....
    • 1863 January 13
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1865 May 8

    • Soldiers are still coming home. However, the family has not heard from Brother. All commands have surrendered except Kirby Smith [he surrenders on May 26, 1865]. Nannie bemoaned the loss of the Confederacy. She declared that Davis had made some...
    • 1865 May 8
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1865 March 28

    • Several speeches were delivered to the Negroes at their last celebration. One was from Col. Smith and another was from Jim Read. Nannie writes of a saying going around about green, black, lime & sassafras tea. It ends with "But I love Liber-ty."...
    • 1865 March 28
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1865 March 28

    • Several speeches were delivered to the Negroes at their last celebration. One was from Col. Smith and another was from Jim Read. Nannie writes of a saying going around about green, black, lime & sassafras tea. It ends with "But I love Liber-ty."...
    • 1865 March 28
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    • Santa Claus couldnt get thro the pickets, - Jessie wanted to know why the old fellow couldnt go to his Quartermaster and get him a pass? They seemed to enjoy their Christmas quite as well as usual however, notwithstanding that Santa Claus was...
    • 1862 December 28
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1865 April 17

    • Richmond fell on the 4th. General Lee surrendered on the 9th. Abraham Lincoln was shot on the 14th. Booth was the murdereer. These great events made April of 1865 the greatest of the war. At the Episcopal Church on Easter Mr. Ringgold & a lady...
    • 1865 April 17
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1865 April 17

    • Richmond fell on the 4th. General Lee surrendered on the 9th. Abraham Lincoln was shot on the 14th. Booth was the murdereer. These great events made April of 1865 the greatest of the war. At the Episcopal Church on Easter Mr. Ringgold & a lady...
    • 1865 April 17
    • Nannie Haskins diary entry, 1864 June 12

    • Recounts Mr. Pollard taking her to his house for a visit with Frank Williamson [cousin], Grand Ma & little Lennie. Later at her home Mr. & Mrs. Block, Messrs. Simms & David B. & Alice Rice came to tea. Ice cream, strawberries & cake were served. A...
    • 1864 June 12
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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
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    • On the Thursday before a large body of Rebels passed through. They belonged to [Gen. Joseph] Wheeler. As it was early fall peaches were still on the trees. French was busy preserving peaches, putting up tomatoes and so on but had no vinegar to make...
    • 1864 September 11

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