Table of contents for The Confederate belle / Giselle Roberts.


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Introduction                                                  1

Chapter One.   "When I Am Grown"
                 The Southern Belle in Mississippi and Louisiana  15

Chapter Two.   "The Trumpet of War Is Sounding"
                 Young Ladies Respond to the Cause           35

Chapter Three. Keeping House
                 The Southern Belle in the Confederate Household  54

Chapter Four.  The Confederate Belle                           76

Chapter Five.  "How Has the Mighty Fallen"
                 Defeat in Mississippi and Louisiana        109

Chapter Six.   "The Yankees Are Coming"                      125

Chapter Seven. "Our Slaves Are Gone"                         148

Epilogue       The Confederate Belle in Defeat, 1865-1870   165





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Women, United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Social aspects, Mississippi History Civil War, 1861-1865 Women, Mississippi History Civil War, 1861-1865 Social aspects, Louisiana History Civil War, 1861-1865 Women, Louisiana History Civil War, 1861-1865 Social aspects, White women Confederate States of America Social conditions, Elite (Social sciences) Confederates States of America History, Southern States Social conditions 19th century