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Document Details


Title: Letter from Sojourner Truth to Mary Gale, February 25, 1864
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=S2018-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
Speaker: Truth, Sojourner, 1797(?)-1883
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1797-?
Speaker place of birth: Hurley, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker race: Black
Speaker occupation: Abolitionist; Clergy; Missionary; Slave; Women's rights activist
Age at speaking: 67
Document location: Detroit, MI
Document date: 25-Feb-1864
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Friends; Intellectual life; Military; Photography; Relationships
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S2018-D001-1964