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  1. ``Laurie Henderson ``Laurie Henderson says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBMary Chestnut was a woman of her times and behaved as such but in her diary she confides how she really felt about being a southern belle during the civil warShe constantly frets that all she wants to do is retire and read a good book but being the mistress of the plantation as well as good manners reuire her to spend the evening in conversation with her husband's elderly parents although they bore her to deathSince Mary's husband is involved in politics she is present at many of the major events that occur during the war which she faithfully relates in her fascinating diaryMary is a kind soul and a friend to all she meets during good times and badHer first person account of life during the civil war is a classic


  2. Stephen Stephen says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBIf the Confederacy had survived Lincoln's invasion Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut might be a household name in the literary world And that's pretty good when one considers that her oeuvre was written without the slightest whiff of literary pretension or ambition highwayscribery is not sure if a deep interest in the Civil War from the southern side of things is necessary for her scribbling prowess to impress But if it's there A Diary from Dixie is for you Chesnut was well positioned to chronicle Dixie's misery both as a South Carolina lady intimate with Jefferson Davis and his wife and spouse to a Confederate officer whose competence is apparent in his upward trajectory throughout the book's and war's course The authoress


  3. Clif Clif says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBThere has always been a 1% who rule above the fray As we are seeing today the powerful are able to frame events and the time in a way that gains a following among the many who end up paying dearly for what those at the top decide to do The wonder is that the many do not do this grudgingly but with enthusiasm unaware of how they are being used This is vividly shown during warThe American Civil War pitted two ideas of freedom against each other For the North it was the freedom of all men behind the idea of the preservation of the Union For the South it was the idea of freedom of the states from any higher authority and the preservation of a way of life Behind both was the economic For the North the South was a large unexploited market kept out of action by slavery with which ordinary employmentbusiness could not compete For the South it was an economy protected by slavery from competition and utterly reliant u


  4. Robert Robert says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBI cannot recommend this book After watching the Ken Burns Civil War film I began reading much of his prominent sources In particular Grant's Autobiography Company Aytch Watkins All for the Union Rhodes and this book I did not know it at the time but this book is a poor compilation in several respects One it is comprised of much written well after the war Two it has been strongly bowdlerized for Southern tastes Conseuently I was unable to find the really pithy bits found in the Burns film such has her unflinching observation reg


  5. Nathan Albright Nathan Albright says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBThis is an interesting diary  Like many Civil War diaries it was revised during the postwar period and there is a moment towards the end of the diary when the author thinks about how her insights about famous men like Johnson and Davis and Lee are mocked at and accused of being foolish and that she had to be convinced not to burn it all in shame  That to me is the most notable a


  6. Elaine Elaine says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBA real change of pace this is a jaw dropping diary of a Southern lady's life during the Civil War She came from the highest of Southern society was very perceptive and highly educated and did not bother to be so ladylike as to stint on her estimat


  7. Alyssa Nelson Alyssa Nelson says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBI picked this book up because when I was younger someone told me how interesting it was to read a firsthand account of what the Civil War was like While I appreciated reading all the details and plans about the war and getting an insight into the opinions and thoughts of the Confederates I wasn’t very impressed by this book It’s rather boring mostly because Chesnut is so disconnected fro


  8. Patricia Dietz Patricia Dietz says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBA profoundly honest personal view of the War Between the States This is than a personal closeup of the times It gets the reader inside the head and heart of a woman born and living in those times In spite of her determination to be absolutely objective her feelings still come through Great book


  9. Tom Darrow Tom Darrow says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBIt seems like whenever you watch a documentary about the Civil War they uote Mary Chestnut so I got this book to see what all of the fuss was about Mary Chestnut was the wife of an influential South Carolina politician and general He served as an aide to Jefferson Davis and Mary had access to a wealth of political and military information that your average Confederate citizen did not She was friends with many of the generals and politicians and you would think that there would be a ton of first hand information about the important events of the war in this book What it ends up being though is a collection of her stories about dinner parties I'd say 90% of this book is her talking about Mr So and so getting married or what Ms Whats her name said at some dinner party To give you an idea of how lacking this book is on certain topics it doesn't even mention the battle of Gettysburg Only


  10. Greg Greg says:

    Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie ePUB Ì Chestnut: A é eBook early learning.co mary mobile, chestnut: book, diary ebok, from pdf, dixie kindle, Mary Chestnut: ebok, A Diary epub, Chestnut: A Diary book, Mary Chestnut: A Diary From Dixie PDF/EPUBInteresting to go to the source of much content of the Ric Burns Civil War documentary series and to see what they selected out of the overall diary content The Chesnuts were very high up in the Confederate social and political circles which was rather downplayed in the series Outside of this it is interesting how the author comments so candidly on how she and others she meets comments on the world As a contemporary it's remarkable how she speaks negatively of characters who remained relatively obscure to history and so positively to some of the major charact


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