When the World Ended The Diary of Emma Le Conte
Edited by Earl Schenck Miers

When the World Ended

New York: Oxford University Press, 1957. First edition First edition. Hardcover. Fine, gift iscription front pastedown. In crisp dust jkacket, some sunning to the spine. 124 pages. Index. Previously unpublished diary of 17-year old Emma La Contethat chronicles events in Columbia, South Carolina during the winter of 1864, when the city was in the grip of Sherman's Army. Miss Emma portrays not only the fears which shook her life as the South's cause was proving hopeless but also the day-to-day thoughts and activities of a family experiencing the effects of war and invasion. Fine Hardcover (Item ID: E22542)


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