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    25 1879 Location Tag s Health Death Race Relations Urban Life Boosterism After months of one of the worst yellow fever outbreaks of the 19th century the Memphis outbreak of 1879 is officially declared to be over after frost kills the germ While the event had immense national significance the gravity of the yellow fever outbreak to the city of Memphis cannot be overstated Although the causes of the outbreak were uncertain at the time many people pointed out that Fall Semester at Memphis Conference Female Institute Date s September 2 1878 Location Tag s Education Women In anticipation of the start of the fall term to begin Monday September 2 1878 Mr A B Jones the President of the Memphis Conference Female Institute in Jackson Tennessee placed in advertisement in a Mississippi weekly newspaper GREAT REDUCTION IN CHARGES the ad announced continuing with a brief description of the oldest Female College in the Southwest Favorably located easy of access Jefferson Davis Responds to the Gibson County Massacre Date s September 2 1874 Location Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Race Relations On September 2 1874 former President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis delivered a speech in Memphis Tennessee denouncing

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    Transportation Race Relations Slavery Sunday morning January 27 1829 a joyful thankfulness filled our hearts for we were entering the land of promise Mary Wightman Helm had good reason to rejoice after a most difficult journey to Texas Helm related that the trip usually took a bearable seven days but left without a breeze in the unpredictable Gulf of Mexico her voyage took an astonishing 31 days The ship only carried provisions Sherman s Arrival Date s December 16 1864 Location LIBERTY Georgia Tag s African Americans Slavery War Women It was the morning of December 16 1864 and the rumors were rampant Sherman was in Savannah And it was true But it was not until the sixteenth of December that many of the residents of Liberty County Georgia realized this first hand Sent out on a foraging party twelve to fifteen Union troops from General Kilpatrick s camp stumbled upon the plantation of Cornelia Jones Pond and her family as they Slave Resistance in Alexandria Date s July 9 1819 to July 10 1819 Location RAPIDES Louisiana Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Health Death Law Race Relations Slavery On July 9 1819 a Negro man violently attacked and brutally wounded the wife of his master a Mr John M Smith of Alexandria Louisiana with the intention to kill her On the same day as the attack the slave whose name was not given was convicted and sentenced to be hanged By the next day he was dead The relationship between slave and owner teetered on a precarious balance On one hand slaveholders A Strike at the Docks Date s January 15 1887 Location WARWICK Virginia Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Economy Politics The Chesapeake Ohio Railroad Company lay powerless while over 300 mostly black dockworkers armed themselves

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    largest cities in Tennessee it was not one of the most dangerous However in September 1824 two little boys from a well known family in the area the Joshua Haskell s family were accosted by a runaway slave on their way to school He first spoke to them then grabbed their dinner basket Fortunately he let them leave and the two little boys managed to arrive at school Benjamin Thomas Lynched Date s August 8 1899 Location Alexandria City Virginia Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Law Race Relations On Tuesday August 8 1899 in Alexandria Virginia news about the alleged assault on eight year old Lilly Clark by Benjamin Thomas a black male spread rapidly On Sunday August 6 Clark claimed she went over to Thomas s home to retrieve an axe which had been loaned to him When she reached his house and explained why she had come Thomas allegedly grabbed Clark and drew her to him Clark however Jule s Need for Legal Help Date s August 12 1879 Location RAPIDES Louisiana Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Lily Suner wrote a letter to her brother on August 12 1879 regarding Jule an African American in need of legal help Jule appeared to be related to the siblings in some way since the brother was in a position to tell Jule s children and wife that he sent his love and Suner was in communication with him The letter began with Suner chiding her brother for not writing to her in Alexandria Louisiana Southerners Interactions With Northern Soldiers Date s March 14 1862 to July 7 1862 Location SHENANDOAH Virginia Tag s Crime Violence War Women On March 14 1862 in Shenandoah County Virginia three Union soldiers marched to the door of Sigismunda S Kimball the wife

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    African Americans Health Death Politics Race Relations Hands burrowed into pockets and handbags searching for coins small bills or anything to give to Joseph Pearson a poor African American man who spoke so tenderly of his recently deceased wife and her last wish Indeed attendants of the People s Party mass meeting in Thomson Friday December 5 were deeply stirred as Pearson described his wife who requested that she wanted to give something to help Reconciling the Peculiar Institution Date s December 26 1845 Location JONES Georgia Tag s African Americans Church Religious Activity Race Relations Slavery In December of 1845 Reverend T M Wilkes wrote a letter to Reverend Iveson Lewis Brookes proposing that funds be raised to secure a new Baptist missionary to preach in Jones County Georgia Brookes was asked to continue paying 100 to sustain the preaching activities at his Jasper County plantation and to give an additional 100 to secure the second missionary Wilkes also a reverend assured Brookes A Near Miss Date s November 25 1892 Location MARION Tennessee Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Health Death Law Race Relations George Dawson a white man was murdered in the town of Jasper TN Sheriff Rogers of Jasper had in his custody the three men believed to be responsible for the murder Floyd Woodlee John Turner and Cal Collins In fact Woodlee was the only man who confessed to the act Sheriff Rogers was keeping the men in the county jail until such time as their trial could take place However a mob surrounded A Religious Master s Desperate Decision Date s May 20 1847 Location PRINCE GEORGES Maryland Tag s Church Religious Activity Race Relations Slavery On May 20 1847 The National Era in Washington D C contained an article concerning a surprising act

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    Responds to the Gibson County Massacre Date s September 2 1874 Location Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Race Relations On September 2 1874 former President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis delivered a speech in Memphis Tennessee denouncing a massacre of sixteen black men a week prior in Trenton TN The massacre was committed on August 26 and as the New York Times reported About 400 armed disguised mounted men

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    Transportation Native Americans Politics Race Relations Slavery War Many Indians disagreed to Secession but not necessarily agree to abolition either Families owned slaves and continued to throughout the Civil War Opoethleyohola a Muscogee Creek Chief also known as Gouge wished to remain neutral Many other neutral Creeks followed him North of Indian Territory which is now Oklahoma Colonel Douglas H Cooper had been persuaded that Gouge Winston County Unionists Date s December 3 1861 Location WINSTON Alabama Tag s Winston County Alabama Civil War Dr A Kaiser of Winston County passionately wrote down the concerns of his fellow Confederate supporters at the meeting conducted on November 30 1861 in Alabama Winston County is a small rural county in the upper northwest corner of Alabama The county was a pro Union county that was creating a disturbance in the Confederate state In Dr Kaiser s letter he emphasizes the wishes of Union Troops Seize Fort Massachusetts Date s December 4 1861 Location HARRISON Mississippi Tag s Economy War Union forces gained control of an evacuated fort that was being constructed on Ship Island by the Confederates on December 4 1861 Located along one of the major shipping lanes into New Orleans the fort controlled the movement of ships in the area and tightened the blockade on New Orleans New Orleans is located at the mouth of Mississippi by controlling New Orleans the Union forces were able Unionist Sentiments in Alabama Date s December 7 1861 Location WINSTON Alabama Tag s Unionists in Alabama Civil War P C Winn s letter disturbed Governor John Gill Shorter of Alabama Winn dictates the contents of a letter given to himself by Dr A Kaiser of Winston County Winn elaborates on his personal visit to the county in the Great State of Alabama He details

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    21 1861 Location Tag s Civil War Battle of Bull Run Union Colonel Robert McAllister participated in the Battle of Bull Run near Manassas Virginia on July 21 1861 McAllister and the 1st New Jersey volunteers were instructed to act as a rear guard at the town of Centreville for General Irvin McDowell s routed force The Battle of Bull Run was the first major battle of the Civil War

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    March of Camp Disease Death in the American Civil War Date s November 25 1861 Location PRINCE WILLIAM Virginia Tag s Charles Manning Furman Typhoid fever Disease Civil War Charles Furman had known Fannie Garden for only 13 days before he asked her to marry him In all they spent less than a month together before the Confederate government ordered him northward to fight the soulless soldiers of the despised

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