Ladies' Sanitary Fair fundraiser, Bangor, 1864
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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