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Mary Chesnut's Diary

Mary Chesnut's Diary by Mary Boykin Chesnut
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An unrivalled account of the American Civil War from the Confederate perspective.

One of the most compelling personal narratives of the Civil War, Mary Chesnut's Diary was written between 1861 and 1865. As the daughter of a wealthy plantation owner and the wife of an aide to the Confederate President, Jefferson Davis, Chesnut was well acquainted with the Confederacy's prominent players and-from the very first shots in Charleston, South Carolina-diligently recorded her impressions of the conflict's most significant moments. One of the most frequently cited memoirs of the war, Mary Chesnut's Diary captures the urgency and nuance of the period in an epic rich with commentary on race, status, and power within a nation divided.
Penguin Publishing Group; April 2011
384 pages; ISBN 9781101513989
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Title: Mary Chesnut's Diary
Author: Mary Boykin Chesnut; Catherine Clinton
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