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Document Details


Title: Diary of Mary Boykin Chesnut, July, 1862
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-D015
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
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: 39
Document location: Columbia, SC
Document date: 01-Jul-1862
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Jefferson Finis Davis; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Organizations discussed: University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Wayside Hospital, Columbia, SC
Locations discussed: Columbia, SC; North America; South Carolina; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Columbia, SC; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Jefferson Finis Davis; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; North America; South Carolina; United States; University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC; Wayside Hospital, Columbia, SC
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Deaths from war; Emancipation; Heads of state; Husbands; Legislators; Manners; Military; Military hospitals; Military strategy; Politics; Relationships; Slaves; Sociology; Soldiers
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S892-D015-387