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War At Our Doors:

The Civil War Diaries and Letters of the Bernard Sisters of Virginia

edited by Rebecca Campbell Light

with an introduction by Robert K. Krick

These never-before-published diaries and letters dramatically illustrate the struggles women faced in war-ravaged Virginia. Such notable military greats as Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, Col. W.H.F. "Rooney" Lee and Maj. John "The Gallant" Pelham were frequent guests of the Bernard sisters at the beautiful "Gay Mont" plantation located on the Rappahannock River, south of Fredericksburg.

165 pages, photos, illust. 6" X 9", paperback

ISBN: 1-891722-02-6