|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Lachlison, Sarah, 1841-1904.|
|Title:||Sarah Lachlison reminiscences|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Sarah Lachlison (1841-1904) was the wife of James Lachlison, who, with his brother Robert, operated a sawmill near "The Ridge" in Darien, Georgia.
This collection contains the Civil War reminiscences of Sarah Lachlison and is a typed copy of the original in her handwriting in the possession of the family. It is in two parts: "How the Family Treasury Was Replenished," telling how the ladies of the family made money by making and selling cakes to Federal soldiers in Savannah, and "Sent Into Exile," which is the story of the evacuation from Savannah by families of Confederate officers ordered by General Sherman. The paper is dated The Ridge, November 1902.
Original manuscript in the possession of the family.
Material was acquired from the granddaughter-in-law of the creator.
[item identification], Sarah Lachlison reminiscences, MS 472, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Mrs. James Thomson, 1959.
Collection is open for research.
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