University of Georgia Press
Shadows On My Heart: The Civil War Diary Of Lucy Rebecca Buck Of Virginia (Southern Voices From The Past: Women'S Letters, Diaries, And Writings)
- Publish Date: 1997-03-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Lucy Rebecca Buck
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This extraordinary chronicle mirrors the experience of many women torn between loyalty to the Confederate cause and dissatisfaction with the unrealistic ideology of white southern womanhood. In powerful, unsentimental language, Buck's diary reveals her anger and ambivalence about the challenges thrust upon her by the upheaval of her self, her family, and the world as she knew it. This document provides an extraordinary glimpse into the shadows on the heart of both Lucy Buck and the American South.