Mary Chesnut's Diary
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 820 , Segment 2
Episode: Eliza Pinckney
- Jan 11, 2021 7:00 pm
- 15:12 mins
Mary Chesnut was a Civil War diarist and a South Carolina belle from a prominent family. She was firmly committed to the South, but she was also a witty, highly educated feminist with no fondness for slavery. Guest: Catherine Clinton, Professor of American History at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and editor of "Diary of Mary Chesnut"