Jane Stuart Woolsey letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181749 1 lg
Date created 1863-07-11
Creator Woolsey, Jane Stuart
Description Jane Stuart Woolsey was an influential figure in relief work and nursing as well as a teacher of freedmen. Discusses herself and her sister Georgeanna Muirson Woolsey Bacon taking over the positions of Gibbons and her daughter Sally at the hospital in Point Lookout, Maryland. Georgeanna will fill Gibbons's position as Lady Superintendent. Discusses Georgeanna's current work at Gettysburg. Requests information about the Ladies Department at Point Lookout and the duties that would be expected of them.
Size 6 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Hammond General Hospital (Point Lookout, Md.) | War work | Women nurses | Nursing | War--Relief of sick and wounded | Women and war | Woolsey, Jane Stuart | Bacon, Georgeanna Muirson Woolsey, 1833-1906
Geographical location Fishkill Landing (N.Y.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00181749
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, A00181749. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/.