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Sarah Morgan: The Civil War Diary of a Southern Woman (1913)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0671785036, Paperback)Born into one of the best families of Baton Rouge, Sarah Morgan was not yet twenty when she began her diary in January 1862, nine months after the start of the Civil War. She was soon to experience a coming-of-age filled with the turmoil and upheaval that devastated the wartime South. She set down the Remarkable events of the war in a record that remains one of the most vivid, evocative portrayals in existence of a time and place that today make up a crucial chapter in our national history.
Sarah Morgan herself emerges as one of the most memorable nineteenth-century women in fiction or nonfiction, a young woman of intelligence and fortitude, as well as of high spirits and passion, who questioned the society into which she was born and the meaning of the war for ordinary families like her own and for the divided nation as a whole.
Now published in its entirety for the first time, Sarah Morgan's classic account brings the Civil War and the Old South to life with all the freshness and immediacy of great literature.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:22:02 -0400)
This classic book contains the touching diary of a Confederate girl in the American Civil War, and will prove an emotional and enthralling read to anyone with an interest in the history of America.
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