A Diary from Dixieby Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut
This original diary of the wife of Confederate General James Chesnut, Jr., who was also an aide to President Jefferson Davis, provides an eyewitness narrative of all of the years of the war. Period photos illustrate this "you-are-there" account of the daily lives and tribulations of all those who suffered through the war, from ordinary people to the Confederacy's generals and political figures.
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Perhaps the best and cerainly the most quoted civil war diary. I docked one star for all the format errors.