1862 Civil War 'Letter' Addressed to Mrs___and Other Loyal Women

1862 Civil War 'Letter' Addressed to Mrs___and Other Loyal Women

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This was a pamphlet, written by Samuel Gridley Howe, one of the directors of the Sanitary Commission, that was sent out to women in the Union States in 1862. In it, the government tries to allay the fears of the women who have written to The Sanitary Commission by the thousands on the welfare of their husbands, sons, fathers, and brothers fighting for the federal government. He wrote this pamphlet in response to the many letters in which, as he stated, 'come constantly from loyal and anxious women in all parts of New England'  in which they ask qu