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A diary from Dixie

Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut

A diary from Dixie

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chesnut, Mary Boykin Miller, -- 1823-1886 -- Diaries,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate,
  • Confederate States of America -- History -- Sources,
  • Southern States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ben Ames Williams.
    GenreDiaries, Personal narratives, Confederate, Biography
    ContributionsWilliams, Ben Ames, 1889-1953.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 572 p. :
    Number of Pages572
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23848424M

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A diary from Dixie Item Preview remove-circlePages: Fortunately, inMartin met Myrta Lockett Avary, a scholarly young Southern woman, and together they brought out the journals inA diary from Dixie book in serial publication and in book form, under the title A Diary from Dixie.

They included less than half of the original work, and they revised freely in a. A Diary from Dixie is set out in chronological order. The first entry is from ; the final entry A diary from Dixie book what happened on August 2,when the Chesnut family returns to their home in Mulberry to begin rebuilding their lives after the conflict.

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Mrs. Chesnut moved in elite circles of Southern society and had a keen interest in politics. One of the most important documents in southern history, this is a day-by-day diary of the Civil War years. It rings with authenticity while evoking the nostalgia, bitterness, and comedy of the Confederacy.

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Mary Boykin Chesnut (née Miller) (March 31, – November 22, ) was a South Carolina author noted for a book published as her Civil War diary, a "vivid picture of a society in the throes of its life-and-death struggle.".

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During the actual writing of House Divided, I never began a new chapter without first looking into the Diary to see what Mrs. Chesnut had had to say about the period with which I was about to deal. A Diary from Dixie. by Mary Boykin Chesnut. Published: Paperback: pages.

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