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Frobel, Anne S., 1816-1907


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Bound Manuscript Diary, Anne S. Frobel, 1861-1879

 Item — Box 109, Shelf: Closed Stacks
Identifier: RM-751, MS-4997
Scope and Contents Anne S. Frobel's father, John Jacob Frobel, was Ann Washington's music teacher, and lived for a short time at Mount Vernon (circa 1804-1806) with Bushrod and Ann Washington. The diary includes reminiscences of her childhood visits to Mount Vernon.Part I of the diary covers the Civil War years, 1861-1865. It constitutes almost 90% of the diary and deals with Anne and her sister Elizabeth's experiences as two female southern sympathizers alone on a farmstead, "Wilton Hill," outside of...
Dates: 1861-1879