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The Resource A diary from Dixie, as written by Mary Boykin Chesnut ; edited by Isabella D. Martin and Myrta Lockett Avary

A diary from Dixie, as written by Mary Boykin Chesnut ; edited by Isabella D. Martin and Myrta Lockett Avary

Label
A diary from Dixie
Title
A diary from Dixie
Statement of responsibility
as written by Mary Boykin Chesnut ; edited by Isabella D. Martin and Myrta Lockett Avary
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is the author's Civil War diary from February 18, 1861, to June 26, 1865. She was an eyewitness to many historic events as she accompanied her husband to significant sites of the Civil War
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
E487
LC item number
.C52 1905
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A diary from Dixie, as written by Mary Boykin Chesnut ; edited by Isabella D. Martin and Myrta Lockett Avary
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Wife of James Chestnut, Jr., United States senator from South Carolina, 1859-1861, and afterward an aide to Jefferson Davis and brigadier-general in the Confederate Army."
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The news of Lincoln's election -- Making the Confederate Constitution -- A soft-hearted slave owner -- After Sumter was taken -- Baltimore in a blaze -- Waiting for a battle in Virginia -- Arrival at the new capital -- Cars crowded with soldiers -- General Lee and Joe Johnston -- The author's sister, Kate Williams -- Dissension among Southern leaders -- A mountain summer resort -- A journey from Columbia to southern Alabama -- General Hood in Richmond -- A bride's dressing table - Mr. Davis visits Charleston -- A farewell to Richmond -- Gen. Joe Johnston superseded and the Alabama sunk -- The flight from Columbia -- How to live without money -- Once more at Bloomsbury
Control code
1824911
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 424 pages
Lccn
05009036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 3 (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott.
Other physical details
frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimile
System control number
(OCoLC)1824911
Label
A diary from Dixie, as written by Mary Boykin Chesnut ; edited by Isabella D. Martin and Myrta Lockett Avary
Publication
Note
"Wife of James Chestnut, Jr., United States senator from South Carolina, 1859-1861, and afterward an aide to Jefferson Davis and brigadier-general in the Confederate Army."
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The news of Lincoln's election -- Making the Confederate Constitution -- A soft-hearted slave owner -- After Sumter was taken -- Baltimore in a blaze -- Waiting for a battle in Virginia -- Arrival at the new capital -- Cars crowded with soldiers -- General Lee and Joe Johnston -- The author's sister, Kate Williams -- Dissension among Southern leaders -- A mountain summer resort -- A journey from Columbia to southern Alabama -- General Hood in Richmond -- A bride's dressing table - Mr. Davis visits Charleston -- A farewell to Richmond -- Gen. Joe Johnston superseded and the Alabama sunk -- The flight from Columbia -- How to live without money -- Once more at Bloomsbury
Control code
1824911
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 424 pages
Lccn
05009036
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 3 (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott.
Other physical details
frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimile
System control number
(OCoLC)1824911

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