Ohio Memory has published a new post, “For the Benefit of the Soldiers: The United States Sanitary Commission”
The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC) was a civilian organization established in New York in April 1861, with the goal of aiding Union soldiers by training nurses and providing supplies and medical care for sick and injured troops. The War Department and President Abraham Lincoln approved the commission in June 1861. […]
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