Archive for July, 2013

mary chesnut

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

mary chesnut,  2013, 17″ x 24″, oil on panel

Quote  penned by Mary Chesnut  in May 1865 one month after the conclusion of the Civil War:

“We are scattered and stunned, the remnant of heart left within us is filled with brotherly hate. We sit and wait until the drunken traitor who rules the United States of America issues a proclamation and defines our anomalous position.”