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Document Details


Title: Diary of Catherine Ann Edmonston, April, 1865
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-D057
Original Language: English
Time span: 1865
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: 42
Document location: Halifax County, NC
Document date: 12-Apr-1865
Historical events discussed: Abraham Lincoln Assassinated, Washington, DC, April 14, 1865; Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House, VA, April 9, 1865; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln Assassinated, Washington, DC, April 14, 1865; Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House, VA, April 9, 1865; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: Assassinations; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Gossip; Horses; International relations; Law; Military; Military retreats; Mules; Politics; Property loss; Surrenders
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S330-D057-359