In Her Own Right

Jane Stuart Woolsey letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181750 1 lg
Date created 1863-07-25
Creator Woolsey, Jane Stuart
Description Jane Stuart Woolsey was an influential figure in relief work and nursing as well as a teacher of freedmen. Her sister Georgeanna Muirson Woolsey Bacon, who is currently busy working at Gettysburg, agrees to fill Gibbons's position as Lady Superintendent at the hospital in Point Lookout, Maryland. Asks multiple questions concerning her and Georgeanna's arrival and stay in Point Lookout, including whether it is acceptable to come in September. Asks about the Catholic aid contingent. Encloses a list of questions on Georgeanna's behalf requesting information about the position.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Hammond General Hospital (Point Lookout, Md.) | War work | Women nurses | Nursing | War--Relief of sick and wounded | Women and war | Woolsey, Jane Stuart | Bacon, Georgeanna Muirson Woolsey, 1833-1906
Geographical location Fishkill Landing (N.Y.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00181750
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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