Lincoln Quakers in Time of War

Lydia Neal Janney Brown

Lydia Neal Janney Brown kept a journal of family history, which included the years of Civil War.

Thomas Smith

Thomas Smith had continual run-ins with Confederate soldiers, including the guerilla battalion of Mosby’s Rangers

Caroline Taylor

Caroline Taylor wrote movingly of the autumn 1864 Burning Raid and its effects on the community of Lincoln.

“The Rebellion is now over…” Watson’s Mill Day Book

Moses Pascal Watson’s Mill book included private insights about his Quaker, Union supporting neighbors