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Jerry TurnerAn excellent book to read if one wants an inside picture of upper crust life in the great war.
— Mexia Daily News
"Lucy has been rescued by Elizabeth Lewis's diligent research and devoted writing. Lewis captures the essence of Lucy-her hauteur, independence, flirtations (including Tsar Alexander II), courage, and patriotism-and so reveals much about Rebel society."-Frank E. Vandiver
"Queen of the Confederacy is a highly readable account of one woman's view of Civil War events and is a welcome addition to the growing body of literature on women and the Civil War."-North Carolina Historical Review
"The author has made a significant contribution to American Studies by giving us an example of what a woman of intelligence and passion was able to do to influence her world while living within the mores of the era."-Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas
ELIZABETH WITTENMYER LEWIS graduated from Jefferson Medical School with an RN and served as first lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps in World War II. She married a Southerner and spent most of her life in Virginia, Florida, Missouri, and Texas.