Mary Boykin Chestnut

Casey Escalante

Evidence: Great Writer

Warrant 1:She kept track of everything she went threw in the Civil War. She wrote in her dairy from Feb 17, 1861- June 26, 1865

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Warrant 2: Her dairy was published in 1905. In 1981  there was a second copy of her dairy published. It was called Mary Chestnut's Civil War. This publication won the Pulitzer prize prize for history.

Warrant 3: She wrote such a great dairy due to the fact that she witnessed Montgomary, Alabama, Richmond, and Vergina  

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