Fredericksburg, Virginia 1850-1862
Edited by Kerri S. Barile and Barbara P. Willis
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.