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U.S. Sanitary Commission - Wikipedia


The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC) was a private relief agency created by federal legislation on June 18, 1861, to support sick and wounded ...

Sanitary Commission American Civil War


Preaching the virtues of clean water, good food and fresh air, the [U. S. Sanitary] Commission pressured the Army Medical Department to 'improve sanitation, ...

Sanitary Commission - Women's History - About.com


About the Sanitary Commission: The United States Sanitary Commission was founded in 1861 as the American Civil War began. Its purpose was to promote ...

U.S. Sanitary Commission: 1861 - Social Welfare History Project


Introduction: The United States Sanitary Commission was a private relief agency ... sick and wounded soldiers of the U.S. Army during the American Civil War.

U.S. Sanitary Commission - Civil War Medicine - Research Guides ...


Apr 20, 2016 ... History of the United States Sanitary Commission. Philadelphia, 1866. Hospital Transports. 1863 for the U.S. Sanitary Commission.

Mary Livermore and the U.S. Sanitary Commission . U.S. Grant ...


After the outbreak of the Civil War, Mary Livermore worked as a volunteer with the Chicago Sanitary Commission. This was a local branch of the U.S. Sanitary ...

The U.S.Sanitary Commission


More than any other institution, the Sanitary Commission systematized the benevolence of ... Through its influence, all of American society has been modified.

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission


... Events · Careers · Contact Us · Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission .... Register now to do business with us. "For me, it is a dream job." Customer ...

Civil War Prison Camps - Civil War Trust


Upon inspecting the camp, the U.S Sanitary Commission reported that the “…the amount of standing water, of unpoliced grounds, of foul sinks, of general ...

Civil War Sanitary Fairs | Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia


May 22, 2012 ... Thus some prominent citizens banded together to form the U.S. Sanitary Commission, which channeled volunteer contributions of money and ...

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The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC), 1861-1879, was a civilian ... The Commission received further endorsement by order of the U.S. Army Surgeon ...

The Union's “Other Army” - The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American ...


United States Sanitary Commission: Being the General Report Of Its Work during the .... US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health nlm.nih.gov.

Women of the U.S. Sanitary Commission - Civil War Women


Feb 26, 2015 ... The U.S. Sanitary Commission opened hospitals, organized supplies and educated government officials. Women volunteers raised money, ...