Travels on the Lower Mississippi http://wknofm.org en Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg http://wknofm.org/post/ernst-von-hesse-wartegg <p>Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg, an Austro-German traveler, visited Memphis a few months after the 1878 Yellow Fever epidemic.</p><p>He described his mixed reactions to the city in his memoir <em>Travels on the Lower Mississippi</em>.</p><p>He wrote, “After traveling to the four corners of the world, I cannot remember impressions anywhere as disagreeable as those upon entering this Memphis.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 22:50:00 +0000 Steve Pike 29233 at http://wknofm.org Ernst von Hesse-Wartegg