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Document Details


Title: Diary of Catherine Ann Edmonston, April, 1861
Document type: Diary
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Women's Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/nawld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S330-D012
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Edmondston, Catherine Ann Devereux, 1823-1875
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 20-Oct-1823
Speaker place of birth: North Carolina; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Plantation owner's wife
Age at speaking: 38
Document location: Halifax County, NC
Document date: 02-Apr-1861
People discussed: Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871; Robert Anderson
Historical events discussed: Battle of Fort Sumter, SC, April 12, 1861; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: Norfolk, VA; North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871; Battle of Fort Sumter, SC, April 12, 1861; Norfolk, VA; North America; Robert Anderson; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Battles; Cousins; Environment; Extended family; Farm work; Fathers; Floods; Intellectual life; Law; Lynching; Military; Military victories; Navy ships; Newspapers; Political causes; Politics; Relationships; River levees; Secession
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S330-D012-359