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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of Sarah Perot Ogden
|Allen J. Richards to his friends regarding his finances
|18 April 1865
|Richards, Allen J. (fl. 1864-1865)
|Writes from Camp Stoneman. Thanks Ogden for agreeing to hold his money for him while he completes his military service. Says he mentions that Ogden suggested putting the money into Government Bonds, and instructs her to do whatever she sees fit. He will be going to Washington to receive five hundred dollars for his service, which he will express to her. Tells Ogden to send the money to his father if he does not survive the war. Mentions his sadness over the death of President Abraham Lincoln, as well as the falling of Mobile, Alabama.
|Civil War Military History Union Forces Women's History Soldier's Letter Union Soldier's Letter Hospital Battle Confederate States of America President Assassination Finance Soldier's Pay Banking Death Children and Family Lincoln Assassination
|Ogden, Sarah Perot (b. 1831) Richards, Allen J. (fl. 1864-1865)
|The American Civil War; The Presidency; Banking & Economics
|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