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Wilder, Eugenia


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Eugenia Wilder papers

Identifier: 1980-0081M
Scope and Contents A handwritten memoir supposedly by Mary E. Buttrill (Mrs. Larkin D.) Watson of Sherman's march through the Butts County, Georgia, area where she lived as a girl on Sylvan Grove Plantation. She described the attempts her family made to find safety from the invading United States Army, the destruction of property, the actions of family slaves, and the treatment of her and her aunt Emma Manley by General George E. Spencer. The account is written in the first person, but it has not been...
Dates: n.d.