"sissy" during the Civil War?

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat Feb 9 22:34:01 UTC 2013

On Sat, Feb 9, 2013 at 5:08 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mitchell appears to be mistaken.


OTOH, why did anyone bother to challenge her on this beyond-trivial
point, anyway, I wonder. Was someone under the impression that this
novel was, in fact, history?

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
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