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A Diary from Dixie by Mary Boykin Chesnut

Date and Time: April 10, 2020, 10:00 AM CT

Location: Basehor Community Library, 1400 158th St, Basehor
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From the TALK series, The Civil War
Discussion Leader: Sara Tucker

Mary Chesnut (1823-1886) was a woman of the Southern plantation elite, well connected, and passionately committed to the Confederacy's losing cause. Through the course of the war, she worked in hospitals and witnessed the social costs of the Civil War, the slow destruction of her way of life.

Sponsored by: Basehor Community Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Laura Carroll
(913) 724-2828
http://www.basehorlibrary.org

 

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