A Diary From Dixie

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

Book - 1997
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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.
Publisher: New York : Gramercy Books, [1997]
Copyright Date: ©1997
ISBN: 9780517182666
Branch Call Number: B C4253a, 1997
Characteristics: xxii, 424 pages, 15 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm


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