In Her Own Right

Dr. Clinton Wagner letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181721 1 lg
Date created 1864-07-09
Creators Wagner, Clinton, 1837-1914
Description Discusses recent events surrounding his work as an army surgeon, including the assignment to establish a hospital in Beverly for three thousand patients. Discusses two of his former stewards named Nebrich [sp] and Tambough [sp]. Wants Abby and her daughter Sally to come work with him in Beverly. Mentions the loss of his influence with the ''fall'' of Hammond, referencing the dismissal of William Alexander Hammond as Surgeon General of the hospital in Point Lookout, Maryland.
Size 2 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | War--Relief of sick and wounded | War work | United States. General Hospital (Beverly, N.J.) | Wagner, Clinton, 1837-1914
Geographical location Beverly (N.J.)
Language English
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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, A00181721. 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/.