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Download e-book for iPad: A Woman's Wartime Journal: An Account of the Passage over by Dolly Sumner Lunt

By Dolly Sumner Lunt

ISBN-10: 1469607786

ISBN-13: 9781469607788

Dolly Sumner Lunt starts her diary, A Woman's Wartime Journal, released in 1918, through recalling her anxiousness concerning the technique of common Sherman's Union military on January 1, 1864. whereas she concerns concerning the arrival of Sherman's troops and their behavior of pillaging and burning every little thing of their direction, she documents tales of visits via neighborhood raiders posing as U.S. infantrymen and the sleepless nights she has spent staring at fires at the horizon. regardless of Lunt's efforts to conceal her priceless possessions, which come with sending her mules into the woods, dividing her shops of meat one of the slaves, and burying the silver, the passing Union troops raid her condo and plantation and take her slaves with them. additionally they set fireplace to cotton bales in her barn, however the blaze burns out earlier than spreading, mostly sparing Lunt's estate the frequent destruction suffered by way of neighboring plantations. In her final entries, dated December 1865, Lunt writes confidently concerning the restoration of her farm, her new sharecropping method, and the 1st pleased Christmas in years.

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