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Christ Church and Grave of Capt. Sally Tompkins, near Mathews, Va.
Format Postcard
Description 2 pages
Language English
City, State Mathews, VA
Denomination Episcopal Church
Subject Fine Arts
Notes Christ Church, near Mathews, Va., where is buried Captain Sally Tompkins, only woman ever to receive a commission in the Confederate Army. Rank was bestowed by President Jefferson Davis in appreciation of her services in restoring so many of the wounded soldiers to service of the 1300 cared for at the Robertson Hospital, Richmond, Va., 1861-65.
Collection James R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
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