Excerpt from The Heroine of the Confederacy, or Truth and Justice
Every reader of history is fully aware that much of the material which guides the opinion of posterity is derived from memoirs, the writers of which little fancied they would ever see publicity, and from privat... e letters, penned in all the confidence of friendship. Necessarily there must be much in the every-day life of a people which escapes the chronicler, however acute.
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