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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of Sarah Perot Ogden
|Betsy Traux to Sarah Ogden regarding her husband
|30 November 1869
|Traux, Betsy (fl. 1869)
|Ogden, Sarah Perot
|Writes that since last October, Traux has heard from neither her husband nor his brother, Jacob Traux. Says she wants to know where her husband is and whether he is sick or dead. Asks if Ogden happens to find him, she has him write to her immediately. The last she heard, her husband and his brother were going to Helena. Asks Ogden to send any word concerning their whereabouts or condition.
|Civil War Military History Union Forces Women's History Soldier's Letter Union Soldier's Letter Hospital Children and Family Death Marriage Woman Author
|Ogden, Sarah Perot (b. 1831) Traux, Betsy (fl. 1869)
|La Crosse, Wisconsin
|Reconstruction; Health & Medicine; Women in American History
|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