Woman's Aid Societies
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 40° 04.947 W 080° 43.558
17T E 523363 N 4436944
Quick Description: Women helping during the civil war.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 9/12/2021 6:01:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM14YGW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Long Description:
Women's Aid Societies

During the Civil War, women helped the war effort in many ways, such as women's aid societies. These important organizations were formed to make and collect food, bedding, clothing, and other supplies for troops, and they provided help to soldiers in hospitals. Societies also held fundraising dinners and festivals, in part to assist the needy families of soldiers.
Marker Number: None seen on sign

Marker Title: Woman's Aid Societies

Marker Location: RT 2

County or Independent City: Wheeling

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2019

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