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People/Characters: Mary Boykin Chesnut

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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 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
Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant by Carol Berkin
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
The Confederate Nation 1861-1865 by Emory M. ThomasConfederate
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 John L. Papanek
Mary Boykin Chesnut: A Biography by Elisabeth Muhlenfeld
Mary Boykin Chesnut: A Confederate Woman's Life by Mary A. DeCredico
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The Private Mary Chesnut: The Unpublished Civil War Diaries by Mary Boykin Chesnut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 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

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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