[Letter from S. C. Page, September 24, 1864]

Description:

Letter from S. C. Page to friend discussing her travels to hospitals to tend to wounded soldiers from Louisiana. She took with her sacks of clothes and letters and gave money when she could. She was appalled at the injuries she saw and the lack of clothing some men received while they were hospitalized. Page went to multiple hospitals and introduced herself to the Louisianan soldiers to give them company. She earned the nickname "Lady Bountiful" during her travels.

Creator(s): Page, S. C.
Location(s): United States - Georgia - Bibb County - Macon
Creation Date: September 24, 1864
Partner(s):
Austin College
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
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Date(s):
  • Creation: September 24, 1864
Coverage:
Place
United States - Georgia - Bibb County - Macon
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
September 24, 1864
Description:

Letter from S. C. Page to friend discussing her travels to hospitals to tend to wounded soldiers from Louisiana. She took with her sacks of clothes and letters and gave money when she could. She was appalled at the injuries she saw and the lack of clothing some men received while they were hospitalized. Page went to multiple hospitals and introduced herself to the Louisianan soldiers to give them company. She earned the nickname "Lady Bountiful" during her travels.

Physical Description:

[8] p. ; 20 x 33 cm., folded to 20 x 17 cm.

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Keyword(s): Lady Bountiful | letters
Partner:
Austin College
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ASTC_001-027-04
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth255323
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text