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Centennial Times - November 30, 1861 - Women organizing


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Women Of Hagerstown Organizing

In response to the appeal from the National Sanitary Commission the Loyal Women of Hagerstown have organized themselves into an association for the purpose of furnishing such articles as may be necessary for the relief of our brave and patriotic soldiers. The articles primarily wanted are blankets, quilts of cheap material about seven feet long by fifty inches wide, woolen or canton flannel bed gowns, wrappers undershirts and drawers; also small hair and feather pillows and cushions for wounded limbs, woollen socks and slippers. We understand the Society organized by electing Mrs. Harry president, Mr Sneary vice-president, Miss McKee secretary, and Mrs. Boult treasurer; and also appointed a Board of Trustees consisting of Miss Lavinia Mobley, Miss Annie Bennett, Mrs. Maria Wantz, Miss Fannie Schleigh, and Mrs. Laura King.       (Herald and Torch)




ID:
wcct035

Creator:
Herald-Mail

Rights:
Herald-Mail

Notes:
Used with permission of the Herald-Mail

Date:
1962-08-27

Collection Location:
Hagerstown, Maryland

Original Size:
59 x 33 cms

Subject:
Washington County (Md.), history; Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Sharpsburg, Battle of, Md., 1862; Centennial celebrations, etc:

Coverage:
Washington County (Md.), 1860-1862

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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