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Louisa S. McCord
Louisa S. McCord

Political and Social Essays

Lounsbury, Richard C.

Louisa Susanna McCrod (1810-1879) was one of the most remarkable figures in the intellectual history of antebellum America. A conservative intellectual, she broke the confines...


Two Novels by Mary Chestnut.
Two Novels by Mary Chestnut.
Chesnut, Mary Boykin, Muhlenfeld, Elizabeth

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...


Soldier and Scholar
Soldier and Scholar

Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War

Briggs, Ward W., Jr.

One of America's greatest classical scholars, Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve (1831-1924) was also a Civil War journalist. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, and a self-described "...


A Southern Practice
A Southern Practice

The Diary and Autobiography of Charles A Hentz, MD

Stowe, Steven

As a physician practicing in the rural South in the years leading up to and through the Civil War, Charles Arnould Hentz (1827-1894) lived in the midst of enormous changes in...


Louisa S. McCord
Louisa S. McCord

Selected Writings

Lounsbury, Richard C.

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