In Her Own Right

Dr. John Stearns Jr. letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181609 1 lg
Date created 1865-01-14
Creators Stearns, John, 1827-1898
Description Gibbons and Stearns met during the Civil War while working at an army hospital in Point Lookout, Maryland. Written from Fort Richardson. Mentions an investigation of educator Maria R. Mann. Briefly discusses Emily Howland, who lived nearby and took an interest in one of his African-American patients, and gives a brief overview of his activities.
Size 3 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 | Mann, Maria R., 1817-1894
Geographical location Arlington (Va.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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