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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of Sarah Perot Ogden
|Charles Ford to Sarah Ogden describing his difficult journey back to camp
|25 September 1863
|Ford, Charles (fl. 1863-1865)
|Ogden, Sarah Perot
|Writes from Camp Starvation near Harrisburg. Describes his difficult journey back to camp with other men from the Broad & Cherry Hospital. Says on arrival at the camp, the men finally received some food and new clothing.
|Civil War Military History Union Forces Women's History Soldier's Letter Union Soldier's Letter Hospital Military Camp Military Provisions Clothing and Accessories Military Uniforms
|Ogden, Sarah Perot (b. 1831) Ford, Charles (fl. 1863-1865)
|The American Civil War; Health & Medicine
|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
|Carte de Visite of Charles Ford