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Document Details


Title: Diary of Catherine Ann Edmonston, April, 1862
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-D019
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
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: 39
Document location: Halifax County, NC
Document date: 01-Apr-1862
People discussed: Albert Sidney Johnston; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Jefferson Finis Davis; Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862
Historical events discussed: Battle of Shiloh, TN, April 6, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: Edisto Island, SC; Island Number 10, MO; Louisiana; Missouri; Nashville, TN; New Orleans, LA; North America; Richmond, VA; South Carolina; Tennessee; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Albert Sidney Johnston; Battle of Shiloh, TN, April 6, 1862; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Edisto Island, SC; Island Number 10, MO; Jefferson Finis Davis; Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862; Louisiana; Missouri; Nashville, TN; New Orleans, LA; North America; Richmond, VA; South Carolina; Tennessee; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Agriculture; Battles; Celebrities; Cities; Communities; Dengue fever; Economics; Enlistments; Entertainment and recreation; Fevers; Gossip; Heads of state; Health; Husbands; Intellectual life; International relations; Legislation; Military; Plantation management; Poetry; Politics; Refugees; Relationships; Smithing industry; Sociology; Travel; Vanity; Wartime economy; Writing
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S330-D019-359