Phoebe Yates Pember letters, 1861-1920 (bulk 1895-1900) [manuscript].


Pember, Phoebe Yates, 1823-1913. Phoebe Yates Pember letters, 1861-1920 (bulk 1895-1900) [manuscript].

Phoebe Yates Pember letters, 1861-1920 (bulk 1895-1900) [manuscript].

The collection includes letters to relatives and friends from Pember, including seven letters written while she was a nurse at Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, Va., 1861-1865; and items of later years, mainly 1895-1900, containing comments on current political events, social and economic conditions, personal finances and living arrangements, her reading, religion, visitors, relatives, and daily life in Mendham, N.J., Savannah, Ga., and elsewhere. Many letters from the period 1895-1899 were written during European travels and describe accommodations, prices, health, acquaintances, and American expatriates in Germany, Italy, and Switzerland.

About 150 items.

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Confederate states of America. Army (corporateBody)

The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Pember, Phoebe Yates, 1823-1913 (person)

Phoebe Yates Pember was a Confederate hospital nurse and writer of Georgia. From the description of Phoebe Yates Pember letters, 1861-1920 (bulk 1895-1900) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24095712 ...

Chimborazo Hospital (Richmond, Va.) (corporateBody)