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Mary Chesnut's Civil War

Author: Mary Boykin Chesnut; C Vann Woodward; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [1981]. copyright ©1981
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An authorized account of the Civil War, drawn from the diaries of a Southern aristocrat, records the disintegration and final destruction of the Confederacy.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Sources
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: Mary Boykin Chesnut; Mary Boykin Chesnut
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Boykin Chesnut; C Vann Woodward; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 0300024592 9780300024593 0300029799 9780300029796
OCLC Number: 6487610
Notes: Selections from this work were previously published under title: A diary from Dixie.
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, History, 1982.
Description: lviii, 886 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by C. Vann Woodward.

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