Diary from Dixie

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Random House Value Publishing, Mar 25, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 480 pages
13 Reviews
This original diary of the wife of Confederate General James Chestnut, Jr., who was also an aide to President Jefferson Davis, provides an eyewitness narrative of all the years of the war. Period photographs illustrate this you-are-there account of the daily lives and tribulations of all who suffered through the war, from ordinary people to the Confederacy's generals and political figures.

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Review: Mary Chesnut: A Diary From Dixie

User Review  - Fernanda - Goodreads

The day to day account of the life of a rich family during Civil War. Interesting at times, commonplace more than often. Read full review

Review: Mary Chesnut: A Diary From Dixie

User Review  - John Anthony Smith - Goodreads

This book was very good. I am an avid reader and among my interest is first hand accounts of the civil war. Mary Chestnut does a good job through the words in her diary presenting an account of the ... Read full review

Contents

MONTGOMERY Ala February
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CHARLESTON S C March 261861
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CAMDEN S C April 20 1861
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