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eBook A Virginia Girl In The Civil War, 1861-1865: Being A Record Of The Actual Experiences Of The Wife Of A Confederate Officer ePub

by Myrta Lockett Avary

  • ISBN: 1163793892
  • Category: Leaders and Notable People
  • Subcategory: Biography
  • Author: Myrta Lockett Avary
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (September 10, 2010)
  • Pages: 396
  • ePub book: 1989 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1924 kb
  • Other: mobi txt mobi docx
  • Rating: 4.9
  • Votes: 692

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Virginia - History Civil War, 1861-1865, United States - History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives .

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Be the first to ask a question about A Virginia Girl in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Lists with This Book. One is struck by the extravagantly chivalrous treatment she often received from military officers of both sides in the conflict; modern cynicism might cause us to raise an eyebrow at such a cavalcade of beaux gestes, but Nell was, after all, an appealing upper-class woman whose neediness invited gallantry.

This is the essential value of A Virginia Girl in the Civil War: it shows us simply, sincerely, and unconsciously what life meant to an American woman during the . NEW YORK, November 1, 1902.

This is the essential value of A Virginia Girl in the Civil War: it shows us simply, sincerely, and unconsciously what life meant to an American woman during the vital and formative period of American history. That this American woman was also a Virginian with all a Virginian's love for Virginia and loyalty to the South, gives to her record of those days that are still "the very fiber of us" a fidelity rarely found in studies of local color. Meanwhile, her grateful affection for the Union soldiers, officers and men, who served and shielded her, should lift this story to a place.

There are both laughter and tears in the book. Nellie Grey, the heroine, was very young and had only been married a few months when her husband was called to the front as a member of the cavalry. View Full Article in Timesmachine . Advertisement.

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THIS history was told over the tea-cups. One winter, in the South, I had for my neighbor a gentle, little brown-haired lady, who spent many evenings at my fireside, as I at hers, where with bits of needlework in our hands we gossiped away as women will. I discovered in her an unconscious heroine, and her Civil War experiences made ever an interesting topic.

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Micelhorav Micelhorav
Very informative book.
Faezahn Faezahn
A wonderful historical record of the WBTS. A must read for all interested in American History!! Very detailed. I only wish I knew the lady's real name. She deserves to be honored as a heroine.