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A Confederate Girl's Diary

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Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 120,379 / 332 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.6
LoC Categories: PZ, CT
Downloads: 1,556
Added to site: 2008.04.06
mnybks.net#: 20506
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Biography, History
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er not far from there, in Paris, at a moment when her daughter in America, her son in Africa, were powerless to reach her. But souls like unto hers leave their mark in passing through the world; and, though in a foreign land, separated from all who had been dear to her, she received from two friends such devotion as few women deserve in life, and such as few other women are capable of giving.

She had done more than live and love:--she had endured while endurance was demanded; and, released from the house of bondage, she had, without trace of bitterness in her heart, forgiven those who had caused her martyrdom.

WARRINGTON DAWSON.

VERSAILLES, FRANCE, July, 1913.


A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARY


BOOK I

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, March 9th, 1862.

Here I am, at your service, Madame Idleness, waiting for any suggestion it may please you to put in my weary brain, as a means to pass this dull, cloudy Sunday afternoon; for the great Pike clock over the way has this ins

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