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A Diary From Dixie
A Diary From Dixie
Author: Mary Boykin Chesnut
Mary Chesnut kept her diary from early in 1861, just before the Civil War began, to shortly after the end of the war, in 1865. Though not a day-by-day account of the conflict, the diary gives an up-close-and-personal view of this critical period in American history. Her commentary on the conversations and events of her day reveals a keen awarene...  more »
ISBN: 371772
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 572
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Publisher: Houghton Miffling Company
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a fascinating peek into the lives of Confederate citizens during the Civil War. Mary Boykin Chesnut is a brilliant, and quite an important woman of the Confederacy. She writes about the love,tears,joys, jokes,gossip,and news between the years 1860- August, 1865. Mary shares her inmost feelings and is very genuine in her writings. I have totally enjoyed my time travel into the old Dixie!
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