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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abigail Hopper Gibbons to Sally Thayer, February 22, 1862
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=S97-D159
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Gibbons, Abigail Hopper, 1801-1893
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 07-Dec-1801
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Abolitionist; Nurse; Social reformer; Teacher; Women's rights activist
Age at speaking: 61
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 22-Feb-1862
People discussed: Emerson, Mrs. William; Emerson, Sally; Emerson, Sarah Hopper Gibbons, 1835-1918; Gibbons, Julia, fl. 1862-1874; Gibbons, Lucy; Gibbons, Sally; Julia Gibbons; Lucy Gibbons Morse; Morse, Lucy Gibbons, 1839-1936; Morse, Mrs. James Herbert; Sally Gibbons Emerson
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: District of Columbia; Emerson, Mrs. William; Emerson, Sally; Emerson, Sarah Hopper Gibbons, 1835-1918; Gibbons, Julia, fl. 1862-1874; Gibbons, Lucy; Gibbons, Sally; Julia Gibbons; Lucy Gibbons Morse; Morse, Lucy Gibbons, 1839-1936; Morse, Mrs. James Herbert; North America; Sally Gibbons Emerson; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Absent mothers; Civil wars; Daughters; Entertainment and recreation; Health; Medical corps; Military; Military hospitals; Military war casualties; Nurses; Relationships; Separation anxiety; Sociology; Soldiers; Travel; Volunteers
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S97-D159-3