Lucindy Millsap searching for her two brothers London and Anderson Bass

London and Anderson Bass 7-18-1891.tif

Title

Lucindy Millsap searching for her two brothers London and Anderson Bass

Subject

Information Wanted Ad

Description

Lucindy Millsap is searching for her two brothers London and Anderson Bass who ran away with Gen. Sherman's Army in 1864. London Bass was totally blind and led off to Atlanta, GA during its siege by his brother Anderson.

Source

The State Capitol (Springfield, IL)

Date

July 18, 1891

Coverage

Conyers, GA
Atlanta, GA

Contributor

Daniel Runyon

Transcription

Lucindy Millsap, a colored wo-
man near Conyers, Ga. wishes in-
formation of her two brothers,
London and Anderson Bass, who
ran away with Gen. Sherman's
army in 1864. London Bass was
totally blind and was led off to At-
lanta, Ga., during the seige of that
place, by his brother Anderson,
making the remarkable trip
through the woods and swamps a
lone, going in the direction of the
Union artillery. Northern papers,
and any papers wishing to do a kind
act to a poor colored woman, will
please copy.

State

Georgia

Citation

“Lucindy Millsap searching for her two brothers London and Anderson Bass,” Information Wanted Ad, The State Capitol (Springfield, IL), July 18, 1891, Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, accessed July 23, 2021, https://informationwanted.org/items/show/2339.

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