Margaret Mitchell.Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (November 8, 1900 – August 16, 1949) was an American author and journalist. One novel by Mitchell was published during her lifetime, the American Civil War-era novel, Gone with the Wind.
Margaret Mitchell reading a copy of her novel "Gone with the Wind". Asked why Confederate troops continued to fight after they knew defeat was certain, Senator John Sharp Williams said that they were simply afraid to go home, face the Southern women, and admit they had Quit.
Margaret Mitchell House and Museum: Tour the apartment in Midtown Atlanta where Margaret Mitchell penned her world-famous novel. The Gone With The Wind Movie Museum features the original front door from the Tara movie set. http://www.atlanta.net/Visitors/seedo/gonewithWind.html
“They thought none the less of her for her lack of interest. In fact, they thought more. War was men’s business, not ladies’, and they took her attitude as evidence of her femininity”, chapter 1, Gone With the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell.
Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell (1900-1949) was an American author and journalist. Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1937 for her epic American Civil War era novel, Gone with the Wind, which was the only novel by Mitchell published during her lifetime.