A Woman Doctor's Civil War : Esther Hill Hawks' Diary
Schwartz, Gerald (editor)

Columbia, SC, U.S.A.: University of South Carolina Press, 1984. First edition Hardcover. AS NEW, UNUSED COPY. 289 pps. with index; illustrated with maps. The Civil War diaries of Northerner Esther Hill Hawk, a physician, teacher, suffragist and abolitionist. Her writings present a stark contrast to those of the most famous female diarist of the war, Mary Chestnut; Chestnut, a southerner, depicted her native South as a place of cavaliers and ladies, statesmen, honor and glory. Hawks' view of the war aws one of liberated slaves and their hungry children, swaggering carpetbaggers and occupation troops far from home. new Hardcover 0872496228 (Item ID: D5864)


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