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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Writings of Mary Chesnut
Guests examined the social, political, and military history of the Civil War era from the perspective of the…
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…
Mr. Edgar talked about the life and legacy of Mary Chesnut and displayed several original documents relating to…