FANNIE NICHOLSON TALIAFERRO YANCEY DIARY, 1855-1887

One-volume diary or diary kept by Frances “Fannie” Nicholson Taliaferro Yancey who lived at “Alhambra Hall” near Brownsville, Haywood County, Tennessee. Her earliest entry is dated March 13, 1859, and the last entry was made on August 19, 1874. Most were written during the Civil War. Because Fannie was Dr. Garland Taliaferro’s widow during the war, she is referred to as Fannie Taliaferro in 1859-1865. In entries made after her 1865 marriage to Phillip Yancey, she is referred to as Fannie Yancey.