South Carolina Women in the Confederacy (Annotated)

This book is a hidden treasure of American Civil War history If you buy it only for the section titled A Confederate Girl s Diary, you ll find it worth the price of admission Yet the collection is so much richer than that Included are excerpts from the famous diary of Mary Chesnut, close friend of Mrs Jefferson Davis and much quoted in Ken Burns great Civil War docuThis book is a hidden treasure of American Civil War history If you buy it only for the section titled A Confederate Girl s Diary, you ll find it worth the price of admission Yet the collection is so much richer than that Included are excerpts from the famous diary of Mary Chesnut, close friend of Mrs Jefferson Davis and much quoted in Ken Burns great Civil War documentary The first sections of the book include fascinating details about services women gave to the southern war effort A jar of pickles, a contribution of.50 cents, shirts, wine, and 5.00 from a Jew, who desired me so to acknowledge The latter half of the book is composed of short memoirs, A Confederate Girl s Diary being one of the most entertaining While the girl is dismissive of all the talk that Sherman will soon be upon them, she continues taking vocal lessons and finishes a new book Les Miserables A Southern Household During the Years 1860 to 1865 tells what it was like to run a household during war Coming from the Daughters of the Confederacy, it should not be surprising that this work is by largely unreconstructed Rebel women, but it is fascinating and an important contribution to Civil War literature For less than you d spend on gas going to the library, this long out of print volume is available as an affordable, well formatted book for e readers and smartphones Be sure to LOOK INSIDE by clicking the cover above or download a sample.
South Carolina Women in the Confederacy Annotated This book is a hidden treasure of American Civil War history If you buy it only for the section titled A Confederate Girl s Diary you ll find it worth the price of admission Yet the collection is so

  • Title: South Carolina Women in the Confederacy (Annotated)
  • Author: Daughters of the Confederacy
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 299
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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