In Her Own Right

Susan P. Parkman letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181684 1 lg
Date created 1863-06-05
Creators Parkman, Susan Parkman, 1810-1869
Description Thanks her for the consoling letter concerning the death of her son Sergeant Theodore Parkman. Discusses her grief over the loss and compares it to the loss of Abby's son William Gibbons. Says it was comforting to read the memoir of William Gibbons. Mentions her work for soldiers.
Size 3 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Parkman, Theodore, 1837-1862 | Parkman, Susan Parkman, 1810-1869 | Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | Gibbons, William, 1834-1855 | Parental grief | War work | Women and war
Geographical location Boston (Mass.)
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, A00181684. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see