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Collection Reference Number GLC00687.207
From Archive Folder Papers of George May Powell 
Title Contract for artificial limbs
Date 1865
Author Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description The distribution of artificial limbs for maimed soldiers is to be advertised by the U.S. Christian Commission's Board of Surgeons.
Subjects Health and Medical  Science and Technology  Religion  Christianity  Civil War  Contract  Military History  Injury or Wound  Confederate States of America  Union Forces  Business and Finance  
People Powell, George May (1835-1905)  
Theme Health & Medicine; Science, Technology, Invention; Religion; The American Civil War
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Powell was a Lincoln supporter and served as a statistician in the Treasury Department during the Civil War. Active in religious work as a young man, he was the secretary and manager of the Evangelistic Press Association and led a topographical corps through Egypt and North Africa to create Sunday School maps of Palestine and the Holy Land. Powell participated in the American Forestry Commission, the Grange and Patrons of Husbandry, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, and the National Geographic Society. He was active in Sabbath reform work.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945