Meeting John Darby | Idella Bodie's S.C. Women

Mary Boykin Chesnut, Part 3 - Meeting John Darby

Mary's Diary Entry: May 25, 1861 - Mary’s interactions with John Darby show the volatility of both sides in the Civil War.

Backstory: One New York regiment had 30 school teachers serving. An estimated 300 women disguised themselves as men and fought in battle.