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Emma Jacqueline Slade Prescott booklets

 Collection
Collection number: ahc.MSS277f
Scope and Content This collection consists of two booklets entitled "Stories of the War" and "Reminiscences of the War." In these documents Prescott wrote about "yankees" torturing a man in order to discover where his money was hidden; and how her husband was called to war in 1862 and later how he faced down thirty armed deserters who planned to kill him. She also writes about how she hid valuables from "yankee" raids; an occasion when the "yankees" broke into her home and threatened her at gunpoint; the places...

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  • Subject: Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives X
  • Names: Prescott, Alfred X