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Document Details


Title: Diary of Mary Boykin Chesnut, November, 1860
Document type: Diary
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S892-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: 1860
Speaker: Chesnut, Mary Boykin Miller, 1823-1886
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 31-Mar-1823
Speaker place of birth: Pleasant Hill, SC; South Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military wife; Politician's wife; Writer
Age at speaking: 37
Document location: Charleston, SC
Document date: 08-Nov-1860
Historical events discussed: Abraham Lincoln inaugurated President of the U.S., March 4, 1861
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln inaugurated President of the U.S., March 4, 1861
Topics discussed - Other terms: Battle preparations; Elections; Military; Politics; Secession
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S892-D001-387