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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06559.166 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Envelope Date: Pagination: 1 envelope ; 15 x 8.5 cm.

Background Information: Sarah Perot Ogden was a Quaker from Philadelphia who took part in variety of philanthropic works such as assisting the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. She ...was a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Colonial Dames of America, the Philadelphia Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, and President of the Philadelphia Home for Incurables. Both Ogden and her husband, Edward H. Ogden, were strong supporters of the Union cause. During the Civil War Ogden volunteered in a military hospital where she made daily visits. Her husband served as a Union soldier.See More

People: Ogden, Sarah Morris Perot, 1831-1912
Ogden, Edward H., fl. 1853-1865

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Women's HistoryMarriageReligionQuakers

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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