Mary Chesnut’s Long-Lost Civil War Photographs

In a Society program Feb. 26, 2012, Chesnut_Diary_from_Dixie_coverat Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, Camden, Marty Daniels discussed her family’s search and recovery of Mary Chesnut’s lost Civil War photograph albums. Daniels also described her work with archivist Barbara McCarthy at Mulberry Plantation to identify and research some 200 images collected by Mary Chesnut. Their work was published in 2011 in a two-volume edition entitled Mary Chesnut’s Illustrated Diary, Mulberry Edition, published by Pelican Publishing Company. A full-house attended the program.

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Mary and James Chesnut in background slide projected behind speaker and researcher Marty Daniels. KC Historical Society program.

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