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"What a negligent
creature I am I should have been keeping a
journal all this time to show to my rebel
brothers." (Alice Williamson -- Feb. 19,
An Evening When Alone : Four Journals
of Single Women in the South, 1827-67 (The Publications
of the Southern Texts Society) by Michael O'Brien
(Editor) . University Press of Virginia, 1993.
Andrews, Eliza Frances. The War-Time Journal of a Georgia
Girl, 1864-1865 by Eliza Frances Andrews. University of Nebraska Press,
Ashkenazi, Elliot (editor). The Civil War Diary of Clara
Solomon : Growing Up in New Orleans, 1861-1862. Louisiana
State University Press, 1995.
Bacot, Ada W. A Confederate Nurse : The Diary of Ada W.
Bacot, 1860-1863 (Women's Diaries and Letters of the
Nineteenth-Century South). University of South Carolina
Barr, Henrietta Fitzhugh. The Civil War Diary of Mrs.
Henrietta Fitzhugh Barr, 1862-1863. Marietta, OH:
Breckinridge, Lucy. Lucy Breckinridge of Grove Hill : The
Journal of a Virginia Girl 1862-1864 (Women's Diaries and
Letters of the Nineteenth-Century South). University of
South Carolina Press, 1994.
Buck, Lucy Rebecca. Shadows on My Heart : The Civil War
Diary of Lucy Rebecca Buck of Virginia (Southern Voices
from the Past). University of Georgia Press, 1997.
Burge, Dolly Lunt. The Diary of Dolly Lunt Burge
1848-1879 (Southern Voices from the Past). University of
Georgia Press, 1997.
Chestnut, Mary Boykin Miller. A Diary from Dixie. New
York: Random House, 1997.
Cumming, Kate. Kate : The Journal of a Confederate Nurse.
Louisiana State University Press, 1998.
Edmondson, Belle. A Lost Heroine of the Confederacy : The
Diaries and Letters of Belle Edmondson. University Press
of Mississippi, 1991.
Elmore, Grace Brown. Heritage of Woe : The Civil War
Diary of Grace Brown Elmore, 1861-1868 (Southern Voices
from the Past). Univ of Georgia Press, 1997.
Foster, Sarah Jane. Sarah Jane Foster, Teacher of the
Freedmen : A Diary and Letters . University Press of
Frobel, Anne. The Civil War Diary of Anne S. Frobel. E P
M Publications, 1992.
Heyward, Pauline Decaradeuc. A Confederate Lady Comes of
Age : The Journal of Pauline Decaradeuc Heyward,
Diaries and Letters of the Nineteenth-Century South).Univ
of South Carolina Press, 1997.
Holmes, Emma. The Diary of Miss Emma Holmes 1861-1866
(The Library of Southern Civilization). Louisiana State
University Press, 1994.
Logan, Mary. Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife : An
Autobiography. Southern Illinois University Press, 1997.
McDonald, Cornelia Peake. A Woman's Civil War : A Diary,
With Reminiscences of the War, from March 1862 (Wisconsin
American Autobiography). University of Wisconsin Press,
Morgan, Sarah. The Civil War Diary of Sarah Morgan.
University of Georgia Press, 1991.
Pierce, Benjamin Franklin. An Enduring Love : The Civil
War Diaries of Benjamin Franklin Pierce (14th New
Hampshire Vol. Inf.) and His Wife Harriett Jane Goodwin
Pierce. Thomas Publications, 1995.
Sessions, Patty Bartlett. Mormon Midwife : The 1846-1888
Diaries of Patty Bartlett Sessions (Life Writings of
Frontier Women, V. 2). Utah State University Press, 1997.
Van Lew, Elizabeth L. A Yankee Spy in Richmond : The
Civil War Diary of 'Crazy Bet' Van Lew. Stackpole Books,
The War the Women Lived : Female Voices from the
by Walter Sullivan (Editor). J.S. Sanders & Co.,
Woolsey, Jane Stuart. Hospital Days : Reminiscence of a
Civil War Nurse. Edinborough Press, 1997.