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.
- Title: Ladies' Sanitary Fair fundraiser, Bangor, 1864
- Creation Date: 1864
- Subject Date: 1864-12-20
- Town: Bangor
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Dimensions (cm): 25 x 19
- Local Code: Coll. 1863 Box 2
- Collection: Broadside Collection
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Assistance.
Sanitary Association--Fund raising.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Charitable organizations--Maine--Bangor.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, Women.
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