In The Fall Of 1864 General Sherman And His Army Cut A Ruinous Swath Across Georgia, And Outraged Southerners Steeled Themselves For Defeat Threatened By The Approach Of The Union Army, Young Eliza Frances Andrews And Her Sister Metta Fled From Their Home In Washington, Georgia, To Comparative Safety In The Southwestern Part Of The State The Daughter Of A Prominent Judge Who Disapproved Of Secession, Eliza Kept A Diary That Fully Registers The Anger And Despair Of Confederate Citizens During The Last Months Of The Civil War The War Time Journal Of A Georgia Girl Depicts The Chaos And Tumult Of A Period When Invaders And Freed Slaves Swarmed In The Streets, Starved And Beaten Soldiers Asked For Food At Houses With Little Or None, And Currency Was Worthless Eliza S Agony Is Complicated By Political Differences With Her Beloved Father Edited And First Published Nearly A Half Century After The Civil War, Her Diary Is A Passionate Firsthand Record.
A popular Southern writer of the Gilded Age Her works were published in popular magazines and papers, including the New York World and Godey s Lady s Book 1 Her longer works included The War Time Journal of a Georgian Girl 1908 and two botany textbooks 2 Eliza Frances Andrews gained fame in three fields authorship, education, and science Her passion was writing and she had success both as
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- The War-Time Journal of a Georgia Girl, 1864-1865
- Eliza Frances Andrews
- 09 January 2019 Eliza Frances Andrews