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Document Details


Title: Diary of Mary Boykin Chesnut, May, 1864
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-D027
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
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: 41
Document location: Camden, SC
Document date: 08-May-1864
People discussed: Davis, Joseph Evan, 1859-1864; Joseph Evan Davis
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Davis, Joseph Evan, 1859-1864; Joseph Evan Davis
Topics discussed - Other terms: Accidental deaths; Apparel; Deaths; Deaths from war; Domestic life; Fathers-in-law; Funerals; Health; Law; Life Styles; Military; Military officers; Mothers-in-law; Plantation life; Prisoners of war; Relationships; Sociology
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S892-D027-387