Account of items sent to soldiers, Portland, 1865

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A numbered list appears to be the minutes of a meeting of the R.F. Society of Portland, a group of young women who sought to provide aid to wounded soldiers.

Item #1 may be the founding date of the group: December 17, 1862.

Item #2 appears to be the group's mission: "To aid the Ladies San. Comtee of Portland in their efforts to improve the condition of our sick & wounded soldiers."

The group had 60 members. The list details the amount and types of clothing provided.

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About This Item

  • Title: Account of items sent to soldiers, Portland, 1865
  • Creator: R.F. Society, Portland
  • Creation Date: 1865
  • Subject Date: 1865
  • Locations:
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
    • Washington, DC
    • Boston, MA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20.4 cm x 12.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. S-307, Misc. Box 11/8
  • Collection: R. F. Society records
  • Object Type: Text

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