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Chesnut, Mary Boykin
Two Novels by Mary Chestnut.
Mary Boykin Chesnut and Elizabeth Muhlenfeld. introduction by Elizabeth Han
As the well-educated and socially skilled wife of a prominent Confederate, Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut (1823-86) was ideally situated—and intellectually equipped—to record the narrative of daily life in the Confederacy during the Civil War. Yet while she is widely recognized for the significant... More