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Title:
A diary from Dixie : the Civil War's most celebrated journal, written 1860-1865 by the wife of James Chesnut, Jr., an aide to President Jefferson Davis and a brigadier-general in the Confederate Army
Author:
Chesnut, Mary Boykin, 1823-1886.
Publication Information:
New York : Gramercy Books, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xxii, 424 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
"Complete and uncut facsimile of the original 1905 edition ... Only the titlepage and halftitle have been updated."--T.p. verso.

Reprint. Originally published: New York ; D. Appleton, 1905.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780517182666
Format :
Book

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Central Library E487 .C52 1997 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This original diary of the wife of Confederate General James Chestnut, Jr., who was also an aide to President Jefferson Davis, provides an eyewitness narrative of all the years of the war. Period photographs illustrate this you-are-there account of the daily lives and tribulations of all who suffered through the war, from ordinary people to the Confederacy's generals and political figures.


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