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5 December 1861: “Old Mr Matthews finding that the Yankees landed 7 miles from him burned down his Mill, his negro houses, his crop, his sons’ negro houses and crop.”

Item description: Entry, dated 5 December 1861, from the diary of Margaret Ann Meta Morris Grimball. Item citation: From the the Margaret Ann Meta Morris Grimball Diary #975-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel … Continue reading

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