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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, XIV. Massachusetts women in the civil war. (search)
fferent kinds were made in that time by these needy wives of soldiers. During the four years of the war they made 346,715 garments, mostly shirts and drawers, and the sum of $20,033.78, raised by donation, was paid as additional wages to the work-women. Later in the war, Miss Lowell helped to organize, and personally managed, the special diet kitchen in connection with the Armory Square Hospital, in Washington. In 1865, in connection with Miss Annie Buttrick, Miss Mary Felton and Miss Annette Rogers, she organized the Howard Industrial School, in Cambridge, Mass. This school received and provided for several hundred colored people, sent North by Gen. Charles Howard and Gen. S. C. Armstrong. This was one of the earliest industrial schools, and exerted a wide influence. Situations in Northern families were found for the colored women, while the girls and children were kept in the school and instructed to read, write, cook, sew and do household work. The school continued for thre
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
liam, 342 Roby, G. W., 342 Roche, D. W., 342 Roche, E. P., 388 Roche, Maurice, 16th Mass. Inf., 343 Roche, Maurice, 3d Mass. H. A., 343 Roche, T. R., 343 Rock, John, 343 Rockwell, C. H., 124 Rockwell, W. W., 343 Rockwood, C. F., 571 Rockwood, E. R., 343 Rockwood, G. W., 343 Rockwood, Henry, Navy, 124 Rockwood, Henry, 15th Mass. Inf., 388 Rodgers, G. W., 709 Rodman, T. R., 343 Rodman, W. L., 227 Rodocanachi, L. D., 124 Roebuck, C. P., 124 Rogers, A. P., Miss, 584 Rogers, Annette, 591 Rogers, B. F., 343 Rogers, C. A., 124 Rogers, E. H., 607 Rogers, E. P., 19th Mass. Inf., 343 Rogers, E. P., 4th Mass. H. A., 343 Rogers, Edward, 124 Rogers, Emory, 343 Rogers, F. E., 343 Rogers, F. P. H., 343 Rogers, G. A., 343 Rogers, H. A., 124 Rogers, H. B., 584 Rogers, H. B., Mrs., 584 Rogers, H. M., 124 Rogers, J. C., 48th Mass. Inf., 343 Rogers, J. C., 3d Mass. H. A., 343 Rogers, J. L., 343 Rogers, J S., 494 Rogers, J. W., 343 Rogers, John, 584 Rogers,