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Advance and Retreat by J. B. Hood
After the War: The Lives and Images of Major Civil War Figures After the Shooting Stopped by David E. Hardin
Amazing Women of the Civil War: Fascinating True Stories of Women Who Made a Difference by Webb Garrison
April 1865: The Month That Saved America by Jay Winik
Brother Against Brother: The War Begins by William C. Davis
The Civil War : an illustrated history by Geoffrey C. Ward
Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant (Borzoi Books) by Carol Berkin
The Civil War, a narrative : Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Foote
The Confederate Nation 1861-1865 by Emory M. Thomas
Confederate Ordeal: The Southern Home Front by Steven A. Channing
A Diary From Dixie by Mary Boykin Chesnut
House of Abraham: Lincoln and the Todds, A Family Divided by War by Stephen Berry
Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour by William C. Davis
Lee Takes Command: From Seven Days to Second Bull Run by Time-Life Books
Mary Boykin Chesnut: A Biography by Elisabeth Muhlenfeld
Mary Chesnut's Civil War by Mary Chesnut
Mary Chesnut's Illustrated Diary: Mulberry Edition by Mary Boykin Chesnut
Mary's World: Love, War, and Family Ties in Nineteenth-century Charleston by Richard N. Côté
Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War by Drew Gilpin Faust
Murdering Mr. Lincoln: A New Detection of the 19th Century's Most Famous Crime by Charles Highamas Mrs. Mary Chesnut
The Nation Reunited: War's Aftermath by Richard W. Murphy
The Private Mary Chesnut: The Unpublished Civil War Diaries by Mary Boykin Chesnut
The Rhetoric of Rebel Women: Civil War Diaries and Confederate Persuasion (Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms) by Kimberly Harrison
A Separate Battle: Women and the Civil War (Young Readers' History of the Civil War) by Ina Chang
Sherman's March by Burke Davis
Shrouds of Glory: From Atlanta to Nashville: The Last Great Campaign of the Civil War by Winston Groom
Spies, Scouts, and Raiders: Irregular Operations by William C. Davis
The Struggle for Tennessee: Tupelo to Stones River by James H. Street
War on the Mississippi: Grant's Vicksburg Campaign by Jerry Korn
Women in the Civil War by Mary Elizabeth Massey

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Recommendations

  1. Decoying the Yanks: Jackson's Valley Campaign by Champ Clark (1984)
  2. Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam by Stephen W. Sears (1983)
  3. An Honorable Defeat: The Last Days of the Confederate Government by William C. Davis (2001)
  4. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson (1988)
  5. The life of Johnny Reb, the common soldier of the Confederacy by Bell Irvin Wiley (1978)
  6. Sarah Morgan : the Civil War diary of a southern woman by Charles East (1991)
  7. The Confederate War: How Popular Will, Nationalism and Military Strategy Could Not Stave Off Defeat by Gary W. Gallagher (1997)
  8. The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864 by Gordon C. Rhea (1994)
  9. Grant Moves South by Bruce Catton (1960)
  10. Co. Aytch : a side show of the big show by Samuel R. Watkins (1985)
  11. Autumn of Glory: The Army of Tennessee, 1862-1865 by Thomas Lawerence Connelly (1971)
  12. Return to Bull Run: The Campaign and Battle of Second Manassas by John J. Hennessy (1993)
  13. Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History by Alan T. Nolan (1991)
  14. All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies by Elizabeth D. Leonard (1999)
  15. To the Gates of Richmond: The Peninsula Campaign by Stephen W. Sears (1992)

Character description

Mary B. Chesnut (1823-1886) was a South Carolina plantation owner who became famous for the diary she kept during the U.S. Civil War. She carefully edited it before its publication in 1905.

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