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Katherine Prescott Wormeley. Birth and parentage commencement of her labors for the soldiers the woman's Union Aid Society of Newport she takes a contract for army clothing to furnish employment for soldiers' families forwarding Sanitary goods the hundred and fifty bed sacks Miss Wormeley's connection with the Hospital Transport service her extraordinary labors illness is appointed lady Superintendent of the Lovell General Hospital at Portsmouth Grove, Rhode Island-tier duties Resigns in October, 1863 her volume the United States Sanitary Commission other labors for the soldiers Among the many of our countrywomen who have been active and ardent in the soldier's cause, some may have devoted themselves to the service for a longer period, but few with more earnestness and greater ability than the lady whose name stands at the head of this sketch, and few have entered into a greater variety of details in the prosecution of the work. Katherine Prescott Worme