1861

The Richmond Dispatch reports on the rude treatment of Andrew Johnson by a large crowd in Lynchburg, Virginia, as he passed through on his way from Washington to Tennessee – “A large crowd assembled and groaned him, and offered every indignity he deserved, including pulling his nose.” The conductor and others intervene, and Johnson is eventually able to continue on his way.

1863

Skirmish at Hartsville. Col. Wilder’s troops take McMinnville, capturing food and other supplies, a cotton factory, two mills, and 300 prisoners; and destroying the bridges.

1864

Skirmishes at Waterhouse’s Mill and on the Duck River.

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