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The Last Silk Dress

This novel examines the effects of the Civil War on Susan and her family as well as the people of Richmond, Virginia. Most people in Richmond were on the side of the South (Confederacy), so they...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2007, 6:41 am (UTC)

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The Last Silk Dress

The New Orleans Zouaves was a general term applied to soldiers recruited initially from the firefighting units and dockworkers in the city, and later from the city's upper classes and the...

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The Last Silk Dress

Susan Chilmark is a beautiful fourteen-year-old girl during the Civil War who decides to do something to support the South (Confederacy). She and her best friend, Connie, collect silk dresses from...

Latest answer posted June 20, 2007, 8:41 am (UTC)

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The Last Silk Dress

THe main characters are Susan, Susan's mother Charlote, Susan's older brother Lucien. Other important characters (but maybe not main characters) include Sallie, Tim, Mrs. Wigfall, and Rhody the...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2007, 2:53 am (UTC)

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