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05.05.21 Kean, Robert Garlick Hill, Inside the Confederate Government: The Diary of Robert Garlick Hill Kean (1828-1898), published in 1957

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Kean  (1828-1898) of Virginia headed a bureau in the Confederate War Department through most of the War between the States.  He interacted daily with the highest levels of Confederate officialdom.  His diary,  first published long after his lifetime, is in many ways a better guide to the Confederate government than the better known diaries of Mary Chestnut and John B. Jones.

Availability of this book

This work was republished in a paperback edition in 1993 and the text may be found online.  For Amazon offering, click below: