The Resource Anne Madison Willis Ambler diary, (manuscript)

Anne Madison Willis Ambler diary, (manuscript)

Label
Anne Madison Willis Ambler diary, 1862-1863, 1972
Title
Anne Madison Willis Ambler diary
Inclusive dates
1862-1863, 1972
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ambler began the diary March 17, 1862, the day her husand left to fight in the Civil War, to keep a record of her life for him to read on his return. She describes life on the plantation, difficulties with slaves and her children, Federal raids, war news, church services and social news, religious sentiments, the death of her sister,
Biographical or historical data
Resident of "Clifton" Fauquier County, Va.; wife of Richard Jaquelin Ambler, 6th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Anne Madison Willis Ambler diary, (manuscript)
Note
Original in poor condition, most pages loose. Transcript by granddaughter Anne Madison Wright Baylor, 1972, together with an introduction relating family history
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Extent
1
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u5710540
Type of unit
vol.

Library Locations

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