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Document Details


Title: Diary of Elvira J. Powers, April, 1864
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=S975-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
Speaker: Powers, Elvira J., fl. 1864-1866
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Nurse; Teacher
Document location: Ohio River
Document date: 01-Apr-1864
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Organizations discussed: U.S. Christian Commission
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; War of 1812
Locations discussed: Kentucky; North America; Ohio River; Tennessee; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Kentucky; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; North America; Ohio River; Tennessee; U.S. Christian Commission; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; War of 1812
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Battle preparations; Boat trips; Deaths; Discharges; Education; Elections; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Health; Imposters; Intellectual life; Letters and mail; Literacy; Mental illnesses; Military; Military encampments; Military hospitals; Military occupations; Ministers; Northern sympathizers; Nurses; Patients; Physical illnesses; Politics; Railroad trips; Refugees; Religion; Scenery; Schools; Sociology; Soldiers; Travel; Travelers; Wounds and injuries
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S975-D001-1001