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Letter to E. M. Stanton, approximately 1860-1865

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 57
Identifier: A00180977

Scope and Contents

2 pages. Likely written by Abby Hopper Gibbons to Edwin McMasters Stanton (1814-1869), who was Secretary of War during most of the Civil War. Complains about the chaplain John A. Spooner at the hospital in Point Lookout, Maryland, who has been neglecting his duties.

Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; War work; Hammond General Hospital (Point Lookout, Md.)

Relevant locations: Point Lookout (Md.)


  • Creation: approximately 1860-1865

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