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Document Details


Title: Letter from Clara Barton, December 16, 1861
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S830-D015
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Barton, Clara Harlowe, 1821-1912
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 25-Dec-1821
Speaker place of birth: North Oxford, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government employee; Nurse; Social reformer; Teacher; Women's rights activist
Age at speaking: 40
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 16-Dec-1861
Organizations discussed: Ladies' Relief Committee, Worcester, MA
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ladies' Relief Committee, Worcester, MA
Topics discussed - Other terms: Associations and organizations; Chain of command; Charity; Cold weather; Correspondence; Doctors; Economics; Emotional conflict; Emotions and feelings; English people; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Gratitude; Health; Intellectual life; Medical treatments and procedures; Military; Nurses; Physical illnesses; Sociology; Soldiers; Starvation; Supplies and provisions; Volunteers
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S830-D015-719