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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Book Review: Tara Revisited

Tara Revisited
Women, War & the Plantation Legend
Copyright 2013

Tara Revisited gives us a look at southern woman during the Civil War.  This book shows what it was like both for the enslaved Women and their mistresses while thd men of the plantation were away fighting.

We learn that most white southern wome  even wives of slave owners did not usually live on plantations but in more modest dwellings.

In Tara Revisited we will learn that 200,000 colored men served iin the Union Army.  

By the end of the Civol War therevwere 8000 famiies destitute in Atlanta alone.

If you are looking for a book on the lives of southern women during the civil war then Tara Revisited is the book for you.

Five out of five stars...

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