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Mary Boykin Chesnut: A Biography (Revised)

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In her admirable biography of Mary Chesnut, Elisabeth Muhlenfeld has American literature as well as American history in her debt. -- C. Vann Woodward Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut (1823--1886) is known today for her excellent firsthand account of life in the Confederate States of America. A Diary from Dixie (republished in 1981 as Mary Chesnut's Civil War)is far more than a simple diary, however, for Mrs. Chesnut's drawing room was a social center for many of the most prominent political and military figures in the Confederacy ...

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Mary Boykin Chesnut: A Biography (Revised)
1992, LSU Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807118047

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