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Two Novels by Mary ChesnutChesnut, 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...
A Southern Practice
The Diary and Autobiography of Charles A Hentz, MDStowe, 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...
Louisa S. McCord
Political and Social EssaysLounsbury, Richard C.
Louisa Susanna McCrod (1810-1879) was one of the most remarkable figures in the intellectual history of antebellum America. A conservative intellectual,...