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Marie Ester Brandt diary entry, Monday, April 15, 1861

Brandt diary

Marie Ester Brandt diary entry, Monday,

April 15, 1861

Indiana Historical Society

Brandt diary

Marie Ester Brandt holding child
Indiana Historical Society

Location
Indiana Historical Society (Indianapolis, Ind.) External Link
Background
Brandt was a Quaker Sabbath schoolteacher in Hanover, Jefferson County, Ind., and daughter of a farmer and general store owner in Hanover.
Contents
Entries describing daily life, social activities, and Civil War experiences in Hanover and Madison, Ind., and at Hanover College.
Monday, 15th April [1861] The dispatches today are that the President has formally declared the country to be in a state of war & calls for 75,000 troops. Of all wars a civil war is the saddes [sic], may the Lord overrule the affairs of Nation, and bring good out of evil”
 

Note: Forms part of the Historical Society's Marie Ester Brandt diaries, 1849-1869.

(See the NUCMC catalog record)

 

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