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Document Details


Title: Diary of Catherine Ann Edmonston, November, 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-D026
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-Nov-1862
People discussed: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; George Brinton McClellan; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
Locations discussed: Fredericksburg, VA; Maryland; North America; North Carolina; Roanoke River; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; Fredericksburg, VA; George Brinton McClellan; Maryland; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; North America; North Carolina; Roanoke River; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: Acquaintances; Agriculture; Blockades; Cold weather; Communities; Deaths; Diaries; Domestic chores; Domestic life; Economics; Elections; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Evacuations; Gossip; Guests; Health; Husbands; In-laws; Intellectual life; Life Styles; Military; Military campaigns; Military maneuvers; Negotiations; Physical illnesses; Plantation life; Plantations; Politics; Prices; Property destruction; Relationships; Skirmishes; Slaves; Soldiers; Southern sympathizers; Wartime economy; Writing
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S330-D026-359