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This collection is a photocopy of a handwritten diary for the year 1863. On Thursday, July 9, Rebecca wrote: "Today I received a letter from George and one from Mrs. Edmonton. Morgan [Confederate General John Hunt Morgan] sent troops into Indiana and took possession of Corydon." The next day, she wrote: "Today our men left for Seymour at the call of the Govenor. Sad day." Her entry on July 13 was: "This morning near twenty gunboats and transports passed here and some of the troops stopped and...