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Collection Reference Number GLC06559.105
From Archive Folder Collection of Sarah Perot Ogden 
Title Andrew J. Fogg to Sarah Ogden regarding his brother's belongings
Date 19 October ca. 1862
Author Fogg, Andrew J. (fl. 1862)  
Recipient Ogden, Sarah Perot  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes the family received the box containing Orice's personal effects. Thanks both Mrs. Ogden and Mrs. Hastings for the care they gave Orice. Says he takes "a menolcholly [sic] pleasure in looking over any thing that once belonged to Orice." Concludes by informing Ogden that the family wants Orice's remains to "rest." A proper soldier's burial will suffice.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Women's History  Soldier's Letter  Union Soldier's Letter  Hospital  Children and Family  Death  
People Ogden, Sarah Perot (b. 1831)  Fogg, Andrew J. (fl. 1862)  
Place written North Hampton, New Hampshire
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine; Children & Family
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