Book Discussion on Mary Chesnut's Illustrated Diary
Marty Daniels talked about Mary Chesnut’s Illustrated Diary, her reconstruction of the intended presentation of Mary Chesnut’s… read more
Marty Daniels talked about Mary Chesnut’s Illustrated Diary, her reconstruction of the intended presentation of Mary Chesnut’s A Diary from Dixie, in which Ms. Chesnut provided a first-person view of the Civil War from the perspective of Southern society. Her diary provided insight into Confederate political and military maneuvering, and revealed the impact on morale in the South as residents received news of both victories and defeats.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Columbia, South Carolina on April 15-19 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
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