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Document Details


Title: Diary of Catherine Ann Edmonston, May, 1863
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-D032
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
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: 40
Document location: Halifax County, NC
Document date: 01-May-1863
People discussed: Jackson, Stonewall; Jackson, Thomas Jonathan, 1824-1863; Thomas Jonathan Jackson
Historical events discussed: Battle of Chancellorsville, VA, April 30-May 6, 1863; Siege of Vicksburg, MS, May 5-July 4, 1863; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Battle of Chancellorsville, VA, April 30-May 6, 1863; Jackson, Stonewall; Jackson, Thomas Jonathan, 1824-1863; Siege of Vicksburg, MS, May 5-July 4, 1863; Thomas Jonathan Jackson; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Arrests; Baking; Battles; Deaths; Domestic life; Dried foods; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Food shortages; Gossip; Health; In-laws; Law; Life Styles; Military; Military maneuvers; Military raids; Military victories; Nephews; Plantation life; Plundering; Politics; Relationships; Slaves; Sociology; Southern sympathizers; Supplies and provisions; Wartime economy; Weddings
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S330-D032-359