The Resource Anna Mary

Anna Mary

Label
Anna Mary, 1958
Title
Anna Mary
Inclusive dates
1958
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Language
eng
Summary
Unpublished manuscript, 1958, by Louise Withers Ellyson (1909-1999) of Richmond, Virginia, transcribed from letters addressed to Anna Mary Riddick (1841-1936) of Suffolk, Virginia, duing the Civil War reflecting social and family attitudes, as well as commenting on events during the war. Letters discuss military events, local occurrences, hardships of daily life, and personalities. Opinions are expressed on the management of the war and actions of individuals. Letters from Jonathan Smith contain information about the life of a soldier. Other correspondents include her mother Missouri Ann Jones Kilby Riddick, her father Nathaniel Riddick, her brothers Mills and John Thompson Riddick, and her sister Missouri Taylor Riddick, as well as cousins and friends. Commentary by the compiler explains family relationships and places the material in its historical context
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Biographical or historical data
Louise Withers Ellyson was born 31 December 1909. She graduated from Vasser in 1932. Louise Withers married William Ellyson, Jr., and they had three children. Louise Ellyson taught children with disabilities, wrote book reviews, was a feature writer for the Richmond TIMES-DISPATCH from 1959 to 1972, and was a historian. She died in Richmond, Virginia, 16 April 1999.
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Vi
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Anna Mary
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
255
Immediate source of acquisition
Ellyson, Louise Withers
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001531566
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Photocopies.
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leaves

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