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Published by J.B. Rodgers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military Hygiene,
  • United States Sanitary Commission,
  • Societies,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lewis H. Steiner
    ContributionsMaryland Historical Society
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26419696M
    OCLC/WorldCa11412924

      U.S. Sanitary Commission: The object of the Sanitary Commission was to do what the Government could not. The Government undertook, of course, to provide all that was necessary for the soldier, but, from the very nature of things, this was not possible. Iowa History Project _____ Collection and Distribution of Supplies Not long after the establishment of the Western Sanitary Commission, notices asking for assistance in carrying on its work were inserted in the St. Louis newspapers. In addition a few lines were sent for publication in the Boston Transcript, asking the New England women for donations of “knit woolen socks”. The members of the Sanitary Commission felt that only a young man was capable of making the organization effective, and they were successful in so influencing public opinion that a bill was passed destroying to a large extent the system of promotion by seniority and allowing the appointment of William A. Hammond as surgeon-general. Background. From the very beginning of the war, Confederate engineers and slave laborers had constructed permanent defenses around , they had created a system anchored south of the capital on the James River at Chaffin's Farm, a large open area at Chaffin's Bluff, both named for a local outer line was supported by an intermediate and inner system of Location: Henrico County, Virginia.

    The Battle of Seven Pines, also known as the Battle of Fair Oaks or Fair Oaks Station, took place on May 31 and June 1, , in Henrico County, Virginia, as part of the Peninsula Campaign of the American Civil was the culmination of an offensive up the Virginia Peninsula by Union Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, in which the Army of the Potomac reached the outskirts of on: Henrico County, Virginia.


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A sketch of the history, plan of organization, and operations of the U.S. Sanitary Commission by Lewis H. Steiner Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A sketch of the history, plan of organization, and operations of the U.S. Sanitary Commission. [Lewis H Steiner; Maryland Historical Society.].

Page - Its organization, experience, and large facilities for the work are such that the general does not hesitate to recommend, in the most urgent manner, all those who desire to send sanitary supplies, to confide them to the care of this Commission. They will thus insure the supplies reaching their destination without wastage or expense of agents or transportation, and their being 5/5(1).

The Sanitary Fairs were one of the many efforts set up by the United States Sanitary Commission (the “Commission” or the “USSC”) to collect donations for the Union troops. The Commission had been formed at the beginning of the war as a civilian organization that provided supplies and help to the Union Army.

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Sanitary Commission, U.S. (–65).Shortly after the outbreak of the Civil War, New York minister Dr. Henry W. Bellows led a delegation of physicians to Washington, where they lobbied for improved sanitation and medical care in the Union camps.

Source for information on Sanitary Commission, U.S.: The Oxford Companion to American Military History dictionary.

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United States Sanitary Commission records. Condensed historical matter, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Sponsor The conservation, arrangement, and description of the collection was made possible by generous funding from the Robert W.

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The Western Sanitary Commission: a sketch of its origin, history, labors for the sick and wounded of the Western armies, and aid given to freedmen and Union refugees, with incidents of hospital life. (St. Louis: Pub. for the Mississippi Valley Sanitary Fair: R.

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