Mary Boykin Miller

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1823 Mar 31: Born in Stateboro, SC to Stephen Decatur Miller and Mary Boykin. (1 pxvi)

1840 Apr 23: James Chesnut, Jr. marries Mary Boykin Miller. (1 pxvi)

1886 Nov 22: Mary Boykin Chesnut dies.

Selected Works

o Mary Chesnut, Diary from Dixie, eds. Isabella D. Martin and Myrta Lockett Avary (New York: Gramercy Books, 1977). These diaries written during the US Civil War are considered one of the finest literary works of the Confederacy.

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