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    Mary Chesnut Portrayal

    Ms. Weatherhead portrayed Mary Chesnut, who lived during the Civil War in secessionist South Carolina. She read from her journal, A Diary from Dixie.

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    Mary Chesnut and the Civil War

    The South Carolina first lady read to schoolchildren from A Diary from Dixie, a compilation of journal entries and letters of Mary Chesnut, a Southern woman of the Civil War era.

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    Writings of Mary Chesnut

    Guests examined the social, political, and military history of the Civil War era from the perspective of the Confederacy through the writings of Mary Chesnut. Her journals detailed…

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    Edmonston-Alston House

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    Mary Chesnut

    Mr. Edgar talked about the life and legacy of Mary Chesnut and displayed several original documents relating to her journals and diary.

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