Angela Kirkham Davis, memoir
in reference to 1861-1862
“Families, as well as the closest friends, were divided upon the question at issue…making it extremely unpleasant in our social intercourse…Our nearest neighbors, my dearest friends, were Rebels.”
Name: Angela Kirkham Davis
- Civilian Support for the Confederacy
- Civilian Support for the Union
Event Location: Funkstown, Washington Co., MD
Document Origin: Funkstown, Washington Co., MD
Angela Kirkham Davis was a resident of Funkstown, Washington County, Maryland, during the time of the Civil War. In a lengthy letter written to her nieces, she described her wartime experiences.
Davis, Angela Kirkham, “War Remembrances,” Crossroads of War: Washington County, Maryland in the Civil War, ed. S. Roger Keller. Shippensburg, PA: Burd Street Press, 1997, 6.