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Document Details


Title: Diary of Abigail Hopper Gibbons, July, 1862
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=S97-D169
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: District of Columbia
Document date: Jul-1862
People discussed: Grimes, James Wilson, 1816-1872; Hammond, William Alexander, 1828-1900; James Wilson Grimes; William Alexander Hammond
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: Harpers Ferry, WV; North America; United States; Virginia; West Virginia; Winchester, VA
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Grimes, James Wilson, 1816-1872; Hammond, William Alexander, 1828-1900; Harpers Ferry, WV; James Wilson Grimes; North America; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; Virginia; West Virginia; William Alexander Hammond; Winchester, VA
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Agriculture; Civil wars; Deaths; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Evacuations; Health; Medical corps; Military; Military hospitals; Military officers; Military war casualties; Nurses; Politics; Slaves; Soldiers; Supplies and provisions
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S97-D169-3