A Diary from Dixie audiobook by Mary Chesnut (1823-1886) Edited by Isabella D. Martin and Myrta Lockett Avary Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut, a well-educated South Carolina woman who was the wife of a Confederate general, kept extensive journals during the Civil War. Mrs. Chesnut moved in elite circles of Southern society and had a keen interest in politics. Her diary is both an important historic document and, due to her sharp wit and often irreverent attitude, a fascinating window into Southern Read more [...]