This Day in Georgia Civil War History
August 05, 1864
Neighbor Robbed by Yankees
Dolly Lunt Burge made a brief entry in her diary, of a neighbor’s unfortunate encounter with a Yankee soldier.
Mr. Ward has been robbed by the Yankees of his watch, pencil, and shirt. Source: A Woman’s Wartime Journal: an Account of the Passage over a Georgia Plantation of Sherman’s Army on the March to the Sea, as recorded in the Diary of Dolly Sumner Lunt (Mrs Thomas Burge)