This hardcover edition from 1984 is a treasured collection of both then-modern images as well as historical photographs of Fredericksburg. Printed in the rotogravure style the two blend seamlessly for an entertaining as well as educational coffee table book.
Edited by Ronald Shibley with photographs by Taylor Lewis
With contributions from John Hennessey and Paula S. Felder
Mrs. Beale’s journal stands as one of the best accounts of life in a small Southern town during the 1850s and early 1860s. This new edition of her diary includes color photographs, updated endnotes, and an Introduction by John Hennessy and Barbara Willis. Her spelling and punctuation are reproduced as they appear in her own handwriting.