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Document Details


Title: Diary of Catherine Ann Edmonston, May, 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-D020
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: 02-May-1862
People discussed: Benjamin Franklin Butler; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Davis, Mrs. Jefferson Finis; Davis, Varina Anne Banks Howell, 1826-1906; Howell, Varina Anne Banks; Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis
Historical events discussed: Peninsular Campaign, March-July, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; Louisiana; New Orleans, LA; Norfolk, VA; North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Benjamin Franklin Butler; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Davis, Mrs. Jefferson Finis; Davis, Varina Anne Banks Howell, 1826-1906; District of Columbia; Howell, Varina Anne Banks; Louisiana; New Orleans, LA; Norfolk, VA; North America; Peninsular Campaign, March-July, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Agriculture; Battles; Deaths; Dengue fever; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; First lady; Friends; Fugitive slaves; Funerals; Gossip; Health; Husbands; Law; Legislation; Military; Military campaigns; Military draft; Military occupations; Mores; National government; Navy ships; Politics; Refugees; Relationships; Slaves; Sociology; Supplies and provisions; Thefts; Wartime economy; Widowed persons
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S330-D020-359