Chesnut, Mary

orig. Mary Boykin Miller

born March 31, 1823, Pleasant Hill, S.C., U.S.
died Nov. 22, 1886, Camden, S.C.

U.S. writer.

The daughter of a prominent South Carolina politician, she attended private schools in her youth. In 1840 she married James Chesnut, Jr., who would play an important role in the secession movement and the Confederacy. After her husband became an officer in the Confederate army, she accompanied him on his military missions and recorded her views and observations in her journal. Her Diary from Dixie, a perceptive view of Southern life during the American Civil War, was published in 1905.

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