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Collection Reference Number GLC06559.108
From Archive Folder Collection of Sarah Perot Ogden 
Title Anvilla J. Bryant to Sarah Ogden regarding the death of her cousin, Bracket
Date 1 August 1863
Author Bryant, Anvilla J. (fl. 1863)  
Recipient Ogden, Sarah Perot  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Thanks Ogden for taking care of her cousin, Bracket, and notifying the family of his death. Asks which of Bracket's lungs were wounded, whether he spoke of writing to anyone, or whether he mentioned anything about his home or his friends from Meredith. Requests that his personal items be sent to the family by express. Concludes by stating her wish that he was buried closer, but expresses her thanks that he is being given a proper burial.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Women's History  Soldier's Letter  Union Soldier's Letter  Hospital  Death  Children and Family  Injury or Wound  Woman Author  Health and Medical  
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