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