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Confederate Ladies of Richmond

by Beller, Sue
Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
Issue: Fall 1999
ISBN: 0761314709

"To be idle was torture," Richmond belle Sara Pryor wrote of the home front. "We women resolved ourselves into a sewing society." This attractively illustrated book about Southern ladies chronicles their activities and privations.

review of Confederate Ladies of Richmond, by Beller, Sue, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 1999).