United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Abstract The Dwight Family was a prominent New England family. Elihu Dwight, born 1763, graduated from Dartmouth College in 1790 and married Lydia White (1777-1846) in 1801. He studied medicine with Dr. Ebenezer Hunt of Northampton, MA and practiced medicine in Northampton and South Hadley until he retired at age 70. He died June 1, 1854. Elihu and Lydia Dwight had seven children; their youngest, John, born in 1819, married Nancy Shaw Everett. Nancy Shaw Everett (1817-1892) was the adopted daughter...
Dates of Materials: 1785 - 1974
Abstract Mary Wead was a U.S. Sanitary Commission volunteer during the Civil War and Eunice Wead was a Smith College librarian in the early 20th century. The Wead Family papers consist primarily of correspondence to and from Mary Wead in the course of her work with the U.S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. Correspondents with both Mary and Eunice Wead include Louisa Lee Schuyler, leader in 19th century welfare work; author Amy Lowell; and Letitia Campbell of the Freedman's Union Commission....
Dates of Materials: 1860 - 1936