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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of Sarah Perot Ogden
|Albion Whitaker to Sarah Ogden regarding his health and the Hospital's closing
|21 March 1864
|Whitaker, Albion (d. 1864)
|Ogden, Sarah Perot
|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.
|Civil War Military History Union Forces Women's History Soldier's Letter Union Soldier's Letter Hospital Health and Medical
|Ogden, Sarah Perot (b. 1831) Whitaker, Albion (d. 1864)
|The American Civil War; Health & Medicine
|Papers and Images of the American Civil War
|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.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
|Civil War: Theater of War
|Main Eastern Theater
|Carte de Visite of Albion Whitaker, wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg