Dixie Diarist

Perhaps the most informative diary written in the Old South was that kept by Mary Boykin Chesnut, wife to James Chesnut, US Senator from South Carolina and during the war a Confederate General and aide to General Beauregard and President Davis.  Her diary is filled with intelligence and wit and is a treat to read.  Here are a few selections: (more…)

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Published in: on February 25, 2011 at 5:30 am  Comments Off on Dixie Diarist  
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