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Document Details


Title: Diary of Abigail Hopper Gibbons, August, 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-D177
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: 18-Aug-1862
Organizations discussed: U.S. Sanitary Commission
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: Chesapeake Bay; Maryland; North America; Point Lookout, MD; Potomac River; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Chesapeake Bay; Maryland; North America; Point Lookout, MD; Potomac River; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; U.S. Sanitary Commission; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Army posts; Civil wars; Deaths; Doctors; Entertainment and recreation; Health; Invalids; Military; Military hospitals; Military officers; Military war casualties; Nurses; Slaveholders; Slaves; Soldiers; Steamboats; Supplies and provisions; Transportation; Wounds and injuries
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S97-D177-3