Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Elizabeth Chase, writing from New York, invited Rebecca Usher, a native of Hollis who had been serving as a nurse in the Civil War.
In the letter, Chase describes her feelings about the assassination and public opinion of Abraham Lincoln.
About This Item
- Title: Letter from Elizabeth Chase to Rebecca Usher, New York, 1865
- Creator: Chase, Elizabeth
- Creation Date: 1865-05-02
- Subject Date: 1865
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 21 cm x 13 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 9
- Collection: Rebecca Usher papers
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
- Hospitals--Virginia--City Point.
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1965--Assassination
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, Female.
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narrative.
- Usher, Rebecca, 1821-1919--Letters.
- Women in war--History--19th century.
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