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Document Details


Title: Letter from Laura Matilda Towne, May 05, 1862
Document type: Letter
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=S381-D005
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Towne, Laura Matilda, 1825-1901
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 03-May-1825
Speaker place of birth: Pittsburgh, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Nurse; Teacher
Age at speaking: 37
Document location: St. Helena Island, SC
Document date: 05-May-1862
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Agriculture; Domestic life; Enlistments; Ethnic groups; Freed slaves; Home management; Military
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S381-D005-403