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26 March 1864: “The gunboats are firing. I see one of my houses burnt to ashes…”

Item description: Entry, dated 26 March 1864, from the diary of Frances Woolfolk Wallace.  Wallace describes destruction and evacuation during the Battle of Paducah, Kentucky. [transcription available below images] Item citation: in the Frances Woolfolk Wallace Diary, #3063-z, Southern Historical … Continue reading

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