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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abigail Hopper Gibbons to Sally Gibbons Emerson, September 18, 1866
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1114-D068
Original Language: English
Time span: 1866
Speaker: Gibbons, Abigail Hopper, 1801-1893
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 07-Dec-1801
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Abolitionist; Nurse; Social reformer; Teacher; Women's rights activist
Age at speaking: 65
Document location: Point Lookout, MD
Document date: 18-Sep-1866
Historical events discussed: Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Locations discussed: Maryland; North America; Point Lookout, MD; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Maryland; North America; Point Lookout, MD; Reconstruction, 1865-1877; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Agriculture; Economics; Emancipation; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Farm life; Freed slaves; Income; Life Styles; Politics; Postwar reconstruction; Poverty; Racism; Sociology; Travel
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1114-D068-3