Ladies' Sanitary Fair fundraiser, Bangor, 1864

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This announcement describes a fund-raising activity sponsored by the ladies of the Sanitary Association, a charitable organization created to assist Maine soldiery during the American Civil War.

Sanitary committees were created across the Union to coordinate the activities of women who volunteered as nurses and to meet other needs of soldiers.

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About This Item

  • Title: Ladies' Sanitary Fair fundraiser, Bangor, 1864
  • Creation Date: 1864
  • Subject Date: 1864-12-20
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 19 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1863, Box 2
  • Collection: Broadside collection
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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