United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, Female
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Identifier: SC 00959
Scope and Contents Minute book of the Ladies' Soldiers' Aid Society of Monroe, Michigan. Includes minutes of the Society, whose purpose was to "furnish such hospital stores as are not known to be furnished by the general government." This would typically involve making packages and shipping them to the hospitals of various armies. Also includes list of members, constitution, and bylaws of the organization. Among the members listed are Elizabeth Bacon, the wife of George Armstrong Custer. She was elected...