In Her Own Right

Enoch Adams letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00180987 1 lg
Date created 1863-12-12
Creator Adams, Enoch George, 1829-1900
Description Enoch Adams was a soldier and poet who Gibbons met while working as an army nurse during the Civil War. Gives news from Point Lookout. Asks Gibbons to recommend him for a promotion. Does not think highly of Dr. Anthony Heger or General Marston, who he believes is morally unsound. Mentions a baptism in the Potomac.
Size 6 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Women nurses | Marston, Gilman, 1811-1890 | Heger, Anthony (Doctor) | Employment references
Geographical location Point Lookout (Md.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00180987
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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