Almira F. Quinby letters

Abstract: 

Three autograph letters signed and portions of two others, 1863-1865, to a relative named Andrew, mostly likely her cousin Andrew Hawes of Stroudwater, Maine. She writes about her life as a nurse at the U.S. Army General Hospital in Annapolis, Maryland.

Some of Quinby’s Civil War letters to her brother, Thomas Quinby, were published in the magazine New England Family History, c. 1910-1911, p. 641-644, 677-687, 750-757.

Creator: 

Almira F. Quinby, 1828-1909

Date [inclusive]: 

1863-1865

Languages: 

English

Physical Description: 

5 items (1 folder)

Collection: 

Cite as: 

Almira F. Quinby Letters, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library