Browsing named entities in Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3.. You can also browse the collection for Lowell (Massachusetts, United States) or search for Lowell (Massachusetts, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 3 results in 1 document section:

Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 22: prisoners.-benevolent operations during the War.--readjustment of National affairs.--conclusion. (search)
rmation of a society for the purpose of affording such aid, and it was done.--The Tribute Book, by Frank B. Goodrich, page 112. and a few days later, the women of Lowell did the same. Goodrich says that the first subscription-list to which the Rebellion gave birth, was signed, at the head of thirty other names, by Moses H. Grined one hundred dollars. It was for the use of the Seventh (New York) Regiment. The first public subscription for the personal relief of the soldiers, was made in Lowell, on the following day, by Judge N. Crosby, who gave one hundred dollars, saying in the letter that bore it:--Our men have left us at the tap of .the drum, withouto it. Fairs were held in. large cities, which turned immense sums of money into its treasury. Fairs for the benefit of soldiers and their families were held in Lowell, Chicago twice, Boston, Rochester, Cincinnati, Brooklyn, Albany, Cleveland, Poughkeepsie, New York, Pittsburg, Philadelphia, Dubuque, St. Paul, St. Louis, and Bal