"Lizards in Jamshyd’s Courtyard", 136 (Event)

Page Number: 
136
Order within Page: 
3
First 8-10 words of event: 
when Grant passed through the land on his
Page Event Ends: 
136
Era: 
Civil War (1861-1865)
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Thursday, January 1, 1863 to Thursday, December 31, 1863
Summary: 

When Yankee troops were nearby, southern plantation owners often hid their money and silver plate by burying it; Grant's troops were nearby during the 1863 "Vicksburg campaign," which provides the origin for the legend of buried treasure at the Old Frenchman's (136).

Chronological Order: 
2.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
War:Civil, Vicksburg, Slave_Labor, Wealth, Treasure, Legend
Cultural Issues:
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