Mary J. Hill Collection
Identifier: WV 0422
Scope and Contents
This collection contains eight letters written by Hill and one by her huysband Sgt. Willis Hill to their daughters Ella and Josephine. The letters contain information about the life of a Civil War nurse, the feelings of loneliness and sorry at being seperated from her family, and the soliders and staff she knew at the hospital.
- Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2008
- Hill, Mary J. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Mary J. Hill, was a Union nurse who worked at the Fairfax Seminary Hospital in 1865, during the American Civil War. She married Willis R. Hill, who served as a Sergeant in the Union Army, and had two daughters, (Mary) Josephine Hill and Ella (Ellen) A. Hill. While their parents were away serving their nation, Ella and Josephine were sent to live with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Allen in Clarkston, Michigan.
0.07 Linear Feet (1 oversized folder)
Language of Materials
Mary J. Hill was a Union nurse who worked at the Fairfax Seminary Hospital in 1865, during the American Civil War.
This collection is not arranged chronologically.
Source of Acquisition
Processed by Julie Garling.
- Mary J. Hill Collection
- Julie Garling
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