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Shades of Gray: The Clay & McAllister Families of Bryan County, Georgia During the Plantation Years

by Swiggart, Carolyn Clay
Publisher: Two Bytes Publishing
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 1881907120

Until the "Late Unpleasantness," rice plantations in Georgia's tidewater sustained virtual aristocracies. Swiggart offers a brief introduction to the papers of two such families, revealing twists such as the deaf matriarch who successfully operated one plantation.

review of Shades of Gray: The Clay & McAllister Families of Bryan County, Georgia During the Plantation Years, by Swiggart, Carolyn Clay, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).