Mary Chesnut's Civil War
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Mary Chesnut's Civil War
Mary Chesnut's Civil War
Mary Chesnut's Civil War book cover.jpg
AuthorMary Boykin Chesnut, annotations by C. Vann Woodward
CountryUnited States
Genrehistory
PublisherYale University Press
Publication date
1981
Pages892
AwardsPulitzer Prize for History
ISBN978-0300029796

Mary Chesnut's Civil War is an annotated collection of the diaries of Mary Boykin Chesnut, an upper-class planter who lived in South Carolina during the American Civil War.[1] The diaries were extensively annotated by historian C. Vann Woodward and published by Yale University Press in 1981. For his work on the book, Woodward was awarded the 1982 Pulitzer Prize for History.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Chesnut, Mary Boykin (1823-1886)". Dictionary of Women Worldwide.  - via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Archived from the original on March 26, 2016. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ Richard Pearson (December 19, 1999). "Historian C. Vann Woodward Dies at 91". The Washington Post.  - via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved 2012.



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