In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to her brother

Image A00180961 1 lg
Date created 1862-05-02
Creators Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Possibly to her brother John Hopper. Thanks him for the money which arrived safely. She is occupied with the sick of Blenker's Division. The surgeon in charge is a son of the artist Rubens Peale, and Abby is helping him arrange the hospital.
Size 2 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | War--Relief of sick and wounded | War work | Nursing | Women nurses
Geographical location Winchester (Va.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: 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, A00180961. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see