In Her Own Right

Abby Hopper Gibbons letter to her family

Date created 1863-04-25
Creators Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Description Possibly a letter fragment. Describes events at Point Lookout, where she worked as a nurse during the Civil War.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Women nurses | Nursing | War work | Military hospitals | Hammond General Hospital (Point Lookout, Md.)
Geographical location Point Lookout (Md.); New York (N.Y.)
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, A00180593. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see