In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to Julia Gibbons

Image A00180837 1 lg
Date created 1864-09-29
Creator Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Discusses recent events concerning family/friends. Discusses her experiences as a war nurse at the N.J. General Hospital, especially a woman who came to retrieve her husband's body for burial.
Size 2 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Women nurses | Nursing | War--Relief of sick and wounded | War widows | United States. General Hospital (Beverly, N.J.)
Geographical location Beverly (N.J.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00180837
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, A00180837. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see