Whispers Around the Campfire — June 28, 1861

Posted on Monday, June 27th, 2011

Whispers Around the Campfire
A selection of writings from the men of the 7th Tennessee

June 28, 1861 – Camp Trousdale, Tennessee
Lt. Col. John Goodner wrote to Lizzie Floyd.
“We are under orders to be ready to […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 19, 1861

Posted on Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

150 years ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 19, 1861
April 19 (Fri.): A rather pleasant day. Went down street early with Caroline and Mollie Morse to purchase materials for flag.[1] Could not find such as […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 16 – 18, 1861

Posted on Monday, April 18th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 16 – 18, 1861
April 16 (Tues.): A very disagreeable day. Home all morning feeling gloomy.[1] How soon may Husband and brother be taken![2] Tis hard, but God […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 13, 1861

Posted on Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

150 Years ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 13, 1861
April 13 (Sat.): No music lesson. Spent the day cleaning the house. Minnie came over in the afternoon. Latest news – war has really commenced.[1] God […]

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150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 12, 1861

Posted on Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

150 Years Ago Amanda Wilson Wrote — April 12, 1861
April 12 (Fri.): Sun peeked out and promised fair weather, but rain poured again by 11. Christiana, Sallie and I were going to Minnie’s but weather […]

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