Cornelia Hancock papers  1862-1937 (bulk 1862-1865)
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Additional Descriptive Data

The collection includes one map, drawn into the body of a letter from Cornelia Hancock to her sister: This is the plan of the hospl. City Point, Virginia, 1864.

Alternate Locations

Four card photographs are housed in the Graphics Division (see Scope and Content note).

Related Materials

Other collections of Civil War nurses at the William Clements Library include:

Many of Cornelia Hancock's letters, including about two-thirds of this collection, are published in the following book:

Hancock, Cornelia. South after Gettysburg: Letters of Cornelia Hancock, 1863-1868. H. S Jaquette, Ed. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1956.

South After Gettysburg is currently in print under a new title:

Hancock, Cornelia. Letters of a Civil War Nurse: Cornelia Hancock, 1863-1865. H. S. Jaquette, Ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.


Women's Project of New Jersey. Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women. J. N. Burstyn, Ed. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 1997.