Mary Boykin Chesnut’s Diary | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 1 - Introduction

An introduction to the story of Mary Chesnut, who lived during the Civil War. Mary Boykin Chesnut’s diary is valued as the most accurate picture of what really happened during the era of the Confederacy. In this first video watch a reenactment of Mary's diary entry from March 11, 1861.