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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abigail Hopper Gibbons to John Hopper, July 25, 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=S97-D171
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: Point Lookout, MD
Document date: 25-Jul-1862
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: Maryland; North America; Point Lookout, MD; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Maryland; North America; Point Lookout, MD; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Army posts; Civil wars; Communities; Correspondence; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Geographical features; Health; Hospitals; Intellectual life; Meals; Military; Military hospitals; Military war casualties; Nurses; Soldiers; Steamboats; Supplies and provisions; Transportation
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S97-D171-3