Statistics for occurrence #1 of “William Ballantyne” in chapter 1.1 of The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 7: Prisons and Hospitals.:
... Grant, John W. Sexton, and George Cookman.
The letter met with immediate response, and at the convention George H. Stuart was chosen President, Edward S. Tobey, Vice-President, Cephas Brainard and William Ballantyne , Secretaries.
Messrs. Desmond, Vernon, Wanamaker, Masiurre, Baird, Colyer, and Stuart were appointed on the Business Committee.
Thus was organized the Christian Commission.
One of the war...
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