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Document Details


Title: Diary of Margaret Sumner McLean, 1861
Document type: Diary
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=S885-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: McLean, Margaret Sumner, ?-1905
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military wife
Document location: Richmond, VA
Document date: 1861
People discussed: Davis, Mrs. Jefferson Finis; Davis, Varina Anne Banks Howell, 1826-1906; Howell, Varina Anne Banks; Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891; Joseph Eggleston Johnston; Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis
Historical events discussed: First Battle of Bull Run, VA, July 21, 1861; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: Alabama; Columbus, KY; Confederate States of America; Kentucky; Memphis, TN; Montgomery, AL; North America; Richmond, VA; Tennessee; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alabama; Columbus, KY; Confederate States of America; Davis, Mrs. Jefferson Finis; Davis, Varina Anne Banks Howell, 1826-1906; First Battle of Bull Run, VA, July 21, 1861; Howell, Varina Anne Banks; Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891; Joseph Eggleston Johnston; Kentucky; Memphis, TN; Montgomery, AL; North America; Richmond, VA; Tennessee; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: Amputations; Battles; Cities; Communities; Corpses; Domestic life; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; First lady; Generals; Health; Husbands; Law; Life Styles; Limb wounds; Military; Military recruitment; Personal appearance; Personal finances; Political life; Politics; Post-battle writings; Prisoners of war; Relationships; Secession; Soldiers; Supplies and provisions; Wives; Writing formats
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S885-D001-956