1860sOrigination : Hemenway, Abby Maria, 1828-1890
Abby M. Hemenway, Burlington, Vermont.
Abby Maria Hemenway Collection (ZDM), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
Handwritten transcriptions and newspaper clippings of Civil War poems and song lyrics, with a few items pertaining to the Revolutionary War or to events shortly after the Civil War.
Abby Maria Hemenway was a Vermont local historian and a Catholic poet who also published anthologies of Vermont poets and songs of the Civil War. A correspondent of Orestes A. Brownson, Daniel E. Hudson, CSC, and James F. Edwards, Notre Dame history teacher, librarian, and archivist, she clipped and copied these poems and donated them to Edwards' historical collections at Notre Dame.