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Collection Reference Number GLC06559.095
From Archive Folder Collection of Sarah Perot Ogden 
Title Albion Whitaker to Sarah Ogden regarding his health and the Hospital's closing
Date 21 March 1864
Author Whitaker, Albion (d. 1864)  
Recipient Ogden, Sarah Perot  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Says that when he first met his regiment, he was much healthier. He mentions the Hospital's closing. Notes he has written to Mrs. Perot, but has received no reply as of yet.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Women's History  Soldier's Letter  Union Soldier's Letter  Hospital  Health and Medical  
People Ogden, Sarah Perot (b. 1831)  Whitaker, Albion (d. 1864)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information Sarah Perot Ogden was a Quaker from Philadelphia who took part in variety of philanthropic works such as assisting the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. She was a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Colonial Dames of America, the Philadelphia Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, and President of the Philadelphia Home for Incurables. Both Ogden and her husband, Edward H. Ogden, were strong supporters of the Union cause. During the Civil War Ogden volunteered in a military hospital where she made daily visits. Her husband served as a Union soldier.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Theater of War Main Eastern Theater  
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