Scrapbook of Mary (Mollie) Schell

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~200pgs, scrapbook

Abstract

Inscribed: "This book contains clippings from newspaper findings during the Civil War collected by Mrs. Shearer then Miss Schell and arranged by her during the eight months imprisonment in on room by order of Brig Gen Paine 1862-1863 because she would not take the oath allegiance which she could not conscientiously do."

Gallatin, TN was under the control of the controversial, General Eleazor A. Paine, commander of the Union railroad guard from November 1862, to April 1864. According to some accounts he abused his power.

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1864

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http://archives.library.wcsu.edu/studentOmeka/files/original/Test/2627/ms060_03_01_001.jpeg
http://archives.library.wcsu.edu/studentOmeka/files/original/Test/2627/ms060_03_01_002.jpeg
http://archives.library.wcsu.edu/studentOmeka/files/original/Test/2627/ms060_03_01_003.jpeg

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Schell, Mary. “Scrapbook of Mary (Mollie) Schell.” Civil War Letters and Miscellanea Collection, MS 060. WCSU Archives, 9 July 2019. Accessed on the Web: 18 Sep. 2019.

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