Catherine Edmondston was the wife of a prominent planter in Halifax Co., N.C. An avid reader of newspapers, she commented extensively on the
Civil War. Her diary reveals family, class, and sectional ties, while providing an intimate glimpse of plantation life, women's responsibilities, and home-front conditions during the war.
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Beth Crabtree, a native of Raleigh, graduated from Peace and Meredith Colleges. She earned a master's degree in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She worked for the Division of Archives and History until her retirement in 1975.
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Book Description North Carolina Archives. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover in Dust Jacket - 850pp - Illustrations - Index - This diary covers 1860-1866 and captures the mood and day-to-day drama of the home front during the war as seen through the eyes of a sharp-tongued, opinionated, astute, North Carolina planter-woman - Added charge will apply for overseas orders due to size/weight A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 823133
Book Description North Carolina Div of Archives, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0865260478
Book Description North Carolina Office of Archi, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110865260478
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