Date Thesis Awarded
Bachelors of Arts (BA)
James P. Whittenburg
Thirty years old when she started writing in her diary in early 1863, Fannie Anderson Rhea Fain was a mother of five children in Blountville, Tennessee and a member of what the historian John N. Fain calls the 'cousin network of Scotch-Irish Presbyterians who dominated business and culture in East Tennessee from its settlement to the Civil War' and worshipped 'both God and learning in about equal parts'.
Brickey, Jennifer M., "The diary of Fannie Fain of Blountville : defining allegiance in Civil War era East Tennessee" (2006). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 653.
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