In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to her family

Image A00180594 1 lg
Date created 1863-07-17
Creators Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Describes problems at Point Lookout, including the fact that the people there cannot receive mail because their postal supplies were lost in a flood.
Size 2 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Women nurses | Nursing | War work | Military hospitals | Hammond General Hospital (Point Lookout, Md.)
Geographical location Point Lookout (Md.); Washington (D.C.); Leonardtown (Md.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Abby Hopper Gibbons Papers, SFHL-RG5-174, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00180594. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see