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8 edition of A diary from Dixie found in the catalog.

A diary from Dixie

by Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Chesnut, Mary Boykin Miller, 1823-1886 -- Diaries.,
    • Confederate States of America -- History -- Sources.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.,
    • Southern States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Mary Boykin Chesnut ; with a foreword by Edmund Wilson ; edited by Ben Ames Williams.
      ContributionsWilliams, Ben Ames, 1889-1953.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE487 .C52 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 572 p. ;
      Number of Pages572
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4423941M
      ISBN 100674202902, 0674202910
      LC Control Number79028592

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A Diary from Dixie is a famous book by an American writer Mary Boykin Chesnut. Mary Chesnut viewed the events of her time from a position of privilege. She was/5(56). Nonetheless, this version offers many details about how the war was conducted on the Confederate side that I have never read in any history book.

A better version of Chesnut's diary is that published in edited by Ben Ames Williams, who only omitted about a fourth of the original diary and included many of the comments excluded by maisonneuve-group.coms: Mary Chestnut's Diary from Dixie is quite possibly the most faithful account of life in the southern aristocratic society during the war that still remained intact once the war has ended.

The main reason why this book remains an extremely important historical document is not only Mary's status as the wife of one of the top leaders of the Confederate army/5(51). In her meticulously written account, A Diary From Dixie, Mary Chesnut is a prime example of a sophisticated woman working hard for the Confederacy, and her diary is a testimony to others like her.

Every page of Mary Chesnut’s diary/5. May 03,  · A Diary from Dixie, As Written by Mary Mary Boykin Chesnut kept a famous diary that captured the struggles people experienced during the American Civil War (; a war between the northern and southern states)/5.

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A diary from Dixie Item Preview remove-circlePages: Fortunately, inMartin met Myrta Lockett Avary, a scholarly young Southern woman, and together they brought out the journals inboth in serial publication and in book form, under the title A Diary from Dixie. They included less than half of the original work, and they revised freely in a.

A Diary from Dixie is set out in chronological order. The first entry is from ; the final entry covers what happened on August 2,when the Chesnut family returns to their home in Mulberry to begin rebuilding their lives after the conflict.

Throughout the diary, illustrations are. Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut's A Diary from Dixie is a fiery account of her experiences and struggles during the Civil War. It was published innineteen years after her death, but she had spent many years revising and editing her Civil War diary during the s in preparation for publication.

It has been republished twice, once in and, under the title Mary Chesnut's Civil War, in A diary from Dixie: the Civil War's most celebrated journal, written by the wife of James Chesnut, Jr., an aide to President Jefferson Davis and a brigadier-general in the Confederate Army.

Mary Boykin Chesnut (–), was a South Carolina author best known for her Civil War diary, “A Diary From Dixie”. Describing the war from within the upper-class circles of Southern planter society she mostly traveled in, she included all classes of Southern life in her maisonneuve-group.com: Dreamscape Media.

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While the basis for A Diary from Dixie () is her daily journal, her composition process was more akin to that of fiction. She willed her diary to her friend Isabella Martin, who cut it to a third of its original length before publishing it in A Diary from Dixie Mary CHESNUT ( - ) Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut, a well-educated South Carolina woman who was married to a Confederate general, kept extensive journals during the Civil War.

Mrs. Chesnut moved in elite circles of Southern society and had a keen interest in politics. One of the most important documents in southern history, this is a day-by-day diary of the Civil War years.

It rings with authenticity while evoking the nostalgia, bitterness, and comedy of the Confederacy. Jun 06,  · Her diary is both an important historic document and, due to her sharp wit and often irreverent attitude, a fascinating window into Southern society of the time.Mary Boykin Chesnut (née Miller) (March 31, – November 22, ) was a South Carolina author noted for a book published as her Civil War diary, a "vivid picture of a society in the throes of its life-and-death struggle.".

She described the war from within her upper-class circles of Southern planter society, Born: Mary Boykin Miller, March 31,near .May 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie book by Mary Boykin Chesnut.

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 Cited by: