publication date: Thursday, July 30, 2009 (part of Round XL)

category: Literature

clue: She didn't just keep a diary of her life. She kept one of the entire Confederacy.

explanation: After she witnessed many events in the short existence of the Confedacy, Chesnut's diary became a renowned work of literature. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, and Elaine Beckland

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