The Resource A Southern woman's story; : life in Confederate Richmond. Including unpublished letters written from the Chimborazo Hospital., Edited by Bell Irvin Wiley

A Southern woman's story; : life in Confederate Richmond. Including unpublished letters written from the Chimborazo Hospital., Edited by Bell Irvin Wiley

Label
A Southern woman's story; : life in Confederate Richmond. Including unpublished letters written from the Chimborazo Hospital.
Title
A Southern woman's story;
Title remainder
life in Confederate Richmond. Including unpublished letters written from the Chimborazo Hospital.
Statement of responsibility
Edited by Bell Irvin Wiley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A Southern woman's story gives revealing insight into many other aspects of Confederate life. The blighting effects of the twin evils of scarcity and inflation are effectively portrayed in Mrs. Pember's account of her difficulty in making a living in war-time Richmond"--Introduction
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1823-1913
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pember, Phoebe Yates
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E625
LC item number
.P39 1959
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
WZ 70 AV8
NLM item number
P46 1959
Series statement
Monographs, sources, and reprints in Southern history.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pember, Phoebe Yates
  • Pember, Phoebe Yates
  • Pember, Phoebe Yates
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Richmond (Va.)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Virginia
  • American Civil War
  • History, 19th Century
  • Hospitals
Label
A Southern woman's story; : life in Confederate Richmond. Including unpublished letters written from the Chimborazo Hospital., Edited by Bell Irvin Wiley
Link
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015008506787
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Pt. 1.] Entry into man's domain -- First days at Chimborazo -- First skirmish for the whiskey barrel -- "Are you married?" -- A disappointing experiment -- "What comfort could I give?" -- State consciousness and conflict in the wards -- "A groan was seldom heard" -- "The wars of the whiskey barrel continued" -- Intensification of suffering and hatred -- Visitors stay and stay, and multiply -- Richmond imperilled -- Incidents of hospital life in 1864 -- A train trip to Georgia, October, 1864 -- A tipsy surgeon sets the wrong leg -- Collapse of the Confederacy -- "There was no assimilation" of victors and vanquished -- "A woman must soar beyond the conventional" -- [pt. 2.] Letters from wartime Richmond. "Mrs. Jeff is growing very fine" -- "Among fever wards and dying men" -- "I am always in a hurry" -- "Every girl in Richmond is engaged or about to be" -- "The fighting is so near."
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9780916107277
Lccn
59014912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01239919
  • (OCoLC)ocm01239919
Label
A Southern woman's story; : life in Confederate Richmond. Including unpublished letters written from the Chimborazo Hospital., Edited by Bell Irvin Wiley
Link
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015008506787
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Pt. 1.] Entry into man's domain -- First days at Chimborazo -- First skirmish for the whiskey barrel -- "Are you married?" -- A disappointing experiment -- "What comfort could I give?" -- State consciousness and conflict in the wards -- "A groan was seldom heard" -- "The wars of the whiskey barrel continued" -- Intensification of suffering and hatred -- Visitors stay and stay, and multiply -- Richmond imperilled -- Incidents of hospital life in 1864 -- A train trip to Georgia, October, 1864 -- A tipsy surgeon sets the wrong leg -- Collapse of the Confederacy -- "There was no assimilation" of victors and vanquished -- "A woman must soar beyond the conventional" -- [pt. 2.] Letters from wartime Richmond. "Mrs. Jeff is growing very fine" -- "Among fever wards and dying men" -- "I am always in a hurry" -- "Every girl in Richmond is engaged or about to be" -- "The fighting is so near."
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9780916107277
Lccn
59014912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01239919
  • (OCoLC)ocm01239919

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