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… read more

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 life in the antebellum South, South Carolina’s secession from the Union, and the daily lives of participants in the Civil War.

The program was telecast from Mulberry Plantation where she lived before and throughout the war. Several original documents relating to her life and the war were shown and an actor portraying Mary Chesnut spoke. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
164438-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Call-In
Location:
Camden, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 2001
Last Aired:
Feb 7, 2007

Airing Details

  • Jun 11, 2001 | 9:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 11, 2001 | 5:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 15, 2001 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 16, 2001 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 04, 2001 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 05, 2001 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 30, 2001 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 26, 2001 | 12:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 07, 2007 | 5:29am EST | C-SPAN 3
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