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Document Details


Title: Diary of Catherine Ann Edmonston, August, 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-D023
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-Aug-1862
Organizations discussed: Arkansas, Ship
Historical events discussed: Second Battle of Bull Run , VA, August 29, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: Baton Rouge, LA; James River, VA; Louisiana; North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arkansas, Ship; Baton Rouge, LA; James River, VA; Louisiana; North America; Second Battle of Bull Run , VA, August 29, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Apparel; Battles; Crops; Deaths from war; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Family; Floods; Food preservation; Friends; Guests; Harvesting; Husbands; Intellectual life; Life Styles; Military; Military campaigns; Military draft; Military recruitment; Military victories; Myths and legends; Plantation life; Poetry; Property destruction; Regiment; Relationships; Skirmishes; Slaves
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S330-D023-359