Christ Church and Grave of Capt. Sally Tompkins, near Mathews, Va.
|City, State||Mathews, VA|
|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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