By Marilyn Mayer Culpepper

ISBN-10: 0786413395

ISBN-13: 9780786413393

Few readers of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind remained unmoved by way of how the strong-willed Scarlett O’Hara attempted to rebuild Tara after the Civil warfare ended. This publication examines the issues that Southern ladies confronted through the Reconstruction period, partly I as moms, other halves, daughters or sisters of fellows harassed with monetary problems and the novel Republican regime, and partly II with particular illustrations in their tribulations throughout the letters and diaries of 5 varied women.
A lonely widow with young ones, Sally Randle Perry is suffering to get her existence again jointly, following the loss of life of her husband within the struggle. Virginia Caroline Smith Aiken, a spouse and mom, born into affluence and safety, struggles to emerge from the monetary and mental difficulties of the postwar global. Susan Darden, additionally a spouse and mom, info the uncertainties and frustrations of her existence in Fayette, Mississippi. Jo Gillis tells the unhappy story of a tender mom straining to deal with the depressed situations enveloping so much ministers within the aftermath of the warfare. because the spouse of a Methodist Episcopal minister within the Alabama convention she sacrifices herself into an early grave in an try and additional her husband’s profession. lack of ability to gather a debt thrice that of the $10,000 debt her father owed introduced Anna Clayton Logan, her 11 brothers and sisters, and her mom and dad face-to-face with starvation.

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