In Her Own Right

Abby Howland Woolsey letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181764 1 lg
Date created 1866-05-01
Creator Woolsey, Abby Howland, 1828-1893
Description Abby Howland Woolsey was an influential figure in relief work and nursing. Wants a picture of Gibbons to add to the pages of American women in her French Albums who will represent "the hundreds and thousands worked so nobly" during the Civil War. Thinks that people "will look at the woman page with more interest than any other in the album."
Size 2 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | War work | Women nurses | Nursing | Women and war | Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893
Language English
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Local Identifier A00181764

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