Prison Pens: Gender, Memory, and Imprisonment in the Writings of Mollie Scollay and Wash Nelson, 1863-1866

TitlePrison Pens: Gender, Memory, and Imprisonment in the Writings of Mollie Scollay and Wash Nelson, 1863-1866
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsWilliams, Timothy, and Evan Kutzler
Number of Pages148
PublisherUniversity of Georgia Press
City, CountryAthens
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Prison Pens presents the memoir of a captured Confederate soldier in northern Virginia and the letters he exchanged with his fiance during the Civil War. Wash Nelson and Mollie Scollay's letters, as well as Nelson's own manuscript memoir, provide rare insight into a world of intimacy, despair, loss, and reunion in the Civil War South. (Amazon)

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