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Sarah Morgan : the Civil War diary of a southern woman / edited by Charles East.

By: Dawson, Sarah Morgan, 1842-1909.
Contributor(s): East, Charles.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1992Edition: 1st Touchstone ed.Description: xli, 626 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0671785036; 9780671785031.Uniform titles: Civil War diary of Sarah Morgan Subject(s): Dawson, Sarah Morgan, 1842-1909 -- Diaries | Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate | Women -- Louisiana -- DiariesDDC classification: 973.7/82 | B
Contents:
Preface -- Introduction -- Maps and family tree -- The diary : Book one ; Book two ; Book three ; Book four ; Book five ; Index.
Summary: Sarah Morgan herself emerges as one of the most memorable nineteenth-century women in fiction or nonfiction, a young woman of intelligence and fortitude, as well as of high spirits and passion, who questioned the society into which she was born and the meaning of the war for ordinary families like her own and for the divided nation as a whole.
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Originally published: The Civil War diary of Sarah Morgan. Athens : University of Georgia Press, c1991.

"A Touchstone book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface -- Introduction -- Maps and family tree -- The diary : Book one ; Book two ; Book three ; Book four ; Book five ; Index.

Sarah Morgan herself emerges as one of the most memorable nineteenth-century women in fiction or nonfiction, a young woman of intelligence and fortitude, as well as of high spirits and passion, who questioned the society into which she was born and the meaning of the war for ordinary families like her own and for the divided nation as a whole.

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Charles East is a former editor at the University of Georgia Press and former director of the Louisiana State University Press. He is the author of several books and is the series editor for the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.

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