A Plantation Mistress on the Eve of the Civil War : The Diary of Keziah Goodwyn Hopkins Brevard, 1860-61
Part of the Women's Diaries & Letters of the Nineteenth Century South series
The diary of Keziah Brevard evokes the mundane concerns of the plantation period.
It also documents her reflections on the events leading up to the American Civil War: the election of Abraham Lincoln, South Carolina's secession convention and the attack on Fort Sumter.
1KBB USA, 3JH c 1800 to c 1900, BGHA Autobiography: historical, political & military, HBJK History of the Americas, HBLL Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, HBTB Social & cultural history, HBWJ American Civil War