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L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 12 0 Browse Search
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girls to do so, to buy things for the wounded soldiers. Innumerable have been the methods by which the loyalty and patriotism of our countrywomen have manifested themselves; no memorial can ever record the thousandth part of their labors, their toils, or their sacrifices; sacrifices which, in so many instances, comprehended the life of the earnest and faithful worker. A grateful nation and a still more grateful army will ever hold in remembrance, such martyrs as Margaret Breckinridge, Anna M. Ross, Arabella Griffith Barlow, Mrs. Howland, Mrs. Plummer, Mrs. Mary E. Palmer, Mrs. S. C. Pomeroy, Mrs. C. M. Kirkland, Mrs. David Dudley Field, and Sweet Jenny Wade, of Gettysburg, as well as many others, who, though less widely known, laid down their lives as truly for the cause of their country; and their names should be inscribed upon the ever during granite, for they were indeed the most heroic spirits of the war, and to them, belong its unfading laurels and its golden crowns. And ye
Anna Maria Ross. Her parentage and family early devotion to works of charity and benevolence praying for success in soliciting aid for the unfortunate the black small-pox the conductor's wife the Cooper Shop Hospital her incessanther success the walk to South Strest her sudden attack of paralysis and death the monument and its inscription Anna Maria Ross, the subject of this sketch, was a native of Philadelphia, in which city the greater part of her life was spent, andcores of devoted friends, who loved her in life, and mourned her in death with the sentiments of a true bereavement. Miss Ross was patriotic by inheritance, as well as through personal loyalty. Her maternal relatives were largely identified withre ministering to a soldier, who lies upon a couch. Beneath, is this inscription: Erected by her friends in memory of Anna M. Ross, died, December 22, 1863. Her piety was fruitful of good works. The friendless child, the fugitive slave, and the vi
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience, Index of names of women whose services are recorded in this book. (search)
Miss, 410. Pettes, Miss Mary Dwight, 385-389. Phelps, Mrs. John S., 88. Phillips, Miss Harriet N., 408. Plummer, Mrs. Eliza G., 47, 62. Plummer, Mrs. S. A., 396, 399. Pomeroy, Mrs. Lucy G., 62. Porter, Mrs. Eliza C., 48, 161-171, 174, 182, 183, 185,186, 209. Porter, Miss Elizabeth L., 409. Porter, Mrs. T. M., 409. Reese, Mrs. A., 408. Reid, Mrs. H. A., 408. Reynolds, Mrs. J. P., 409. Rexford, Misses, 410. Rich, Miss, 370. Richardson, Mrs., 89. Rogers, Mrs. William B., 411. Ross, Miss Anna Maria, 62, 343-351. Rouse, Mrs. B., 53. Russell, Mrs. C. E., 410. Safford, Miss Mary J., 163, 357-361. Sager, Mrs., 408. Salter, Mrs. J. D.B., 409. Schaums, Mrs., 409. Schuyler, Miss Louisa Lee, 53. Selby, Mrs. Paul, 409. Seward, Mrs. T. W., 411. Seymour, Mrs. Horatio, 53. Shattuck, Mrs. Anna M.,408. Shaw, Mrs. G. H., 411. Sheads, Miss Carrie, 85, 86. Shephard, Miss N. A., 408. Smith, Mrs., 410. Smith, Mrs. Rebecca S., 407. Snell, Mrs. L., 409. Spaulding, Miss Jen