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Collection Reference Number GLC06559.155
From Archive Folder Collection of Sarah Perot Ogden 
Title An aid badge for the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition
Date ca. 1876
Author Ogden, Sarah Perot (b. 1831)  
Document Type Object
Content Description A Woman's Christian commission aid badge for the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. Hand engraved with the name "Sarah Morris Ogden" on the reverse.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Christianity  Religion  Charity and Philanthropy  Women's History  Expositions and Fairs  
People Ogden, Sarah Perot (b. 1831)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The American Civil War; Women in American History
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