Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album



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.

View/Add Comments

Other Information

  • 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 (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
(207) 774-1822

Print This Record

If you'd like to privately share a comment with MMN staff, please use this form.