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Southern Quilts: Surviving Relics of the Civil War Bets Ramsey

Southern Quilts: Surviving Relics of the Civil War

Bets Ramsey

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ISBN : 9781558535985
Paperback
160 pages
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In this colorful book, rich photographs and oral histories of 29 Southern quiltsthat survived the Civil War offer perspectives on life in the South during themost turbulent time in American history. Sadly, we do not have Annie DardentsDisunionMoreIn this colorful book, rich photographs and oral histories of 29 Southern quiltsthat survived the Civil War offer perspectives on life in the South during themost turbulent time in American history. Sadly, we do not have Annie DardentsDisunion Quilt, but among those featured are...Confederate Cradle Quilt - a work of red and white silk and blackvelvet made by Mrs. Robert E. Lee, Mrs. Jefferson Davis, and friends in 1863in Richmond, VirginiaAlabama Gunboat Quilt - an appliqued, embroidered, and stuffedquilt produced and sold as part of a campaign to raise funds to build ConfederategunboatsIrish Chain with Applique - a prewar quilt given to a woundedNorthern soldier by a kindly Southern Lady who nursed him back to health