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Collection Reference Number GLC06559.109
From Archive Folder Collection of Sarah Perot Ogden 
Title Anvilla J. Bryant to Sarah Ogden regarding her cousin's belongings
Date 19 August 1863
Author Bryant, Anvilla J. (fl. 1863)  
Recipient Ogden, Sarah Perot  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Thanks Ogden for sending her Bracket's personal belongings, and for her kindness to him.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Women's History  Soldier's Letter  Union Soldier's Letter  Hospital  Woman Author  Children and Family  Death  
People Ogden, Sarah Perot (b. 1831)  Bryant, Anvilla J. (fl. 1863)  
Place written Meredith, New Hampshire
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