A Diary from Dixie

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Gramercy Books, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 424 pages
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This original diary of the wife of Confederate General James Chesnut, Jr., who was also an aide to President Jefferson Davis, provides an eyewitness narrative of all of the years of the war. Period photos illustrate this "you-are-there" account of the daily lives and tribulations of all those 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

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Mary Chesnut's diary has been on my reading list for years. Finally I got around to reading it. It is an interesting account of her life during that troubled time. I was somewhat surprised how much of ... Read full review

Review: Mary Chesnut: A Diary From Dixie

User Review  - Bill Lively - Goodreads

Mary Chesnut's diary has been on my reading list for years. Finally I got around to reading it. It is an interesting account of her life during that troubled time. I was somewhat surprised how much of ... Read full review

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MONTGOMERY Ala February
6
CHARLESTON S C March 261861
21
CAMDEN S C April 20 1861
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