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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Federal Atrocities in the Civil war. From the New Orleans, La., Picayune, August 10, 1902. (search)
pie, together with a frail young man named William White, were then burying a Federal officer who hwas fired, and when the ladies screamed, young White came on the scene. Major Loomis ordered his men to shoot White in the presence of his wife and mother. The men hesitated to commit the butchery few days ago was the tragic killing of young White, about twelve miles south of Memphis, in the ing herself between the leveled guns and young White, and peading for his life, was superb. When t confusion, leaving their dead in the road. Mrs. White's family was composed of herself, a daughterys previously a beautiful and wealthy girl. Mr. White was a strong Union man, and refused to go in The Yankee officer, having been killed near Mrs. White's house, and young White being in sympathy wtizen was buried, say 200 yards distant from Mrs. White's house, and in her private burying ground, orrible to mention. My sister Linnie was at Mrs. White's at the time. Leaving the grave, a company[3 more...]