The Resource Martha W. Robertson diary

Martha W. Robertson diary

Label
Martha W. Robertson diary, 1860-1866
Title
Martha W. Robertson diary
Inclusive dates
1860-1866
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diary, 1860-1866, of Martha W. (Mrs. James) Robertson of Chesterfield County, Virginia. Topics touch on a wide variety of subjects relating to the war. Contains information on battles, including Bull Run, Gettysburg, Manassas, Seven Pines, Vicksburg, engagements of the Merrimac, and the sieges of Petersburg and Richmond. Also noted are the deaths of Albert S. Johnston and Stonewall Jackson, establishment of martial law in Richmond and Petersburg, and the welfare of her children. Also included are quotes from sermons and personal prayers
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Mrs. James Robertson was the grandmother of Adelaide Robertson (b. 1872). Adelaide Robertson was the daughter of George Wilmer Robertson and married to Robert T. Webb (b. 1867). The Webbs lived in Huntington, West Virginia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Martha W. Robertson diary
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
67
Immediate source of acquisition
Pitts, Bertha Robertson
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001523823
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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