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Sanitary Fairs: A Philatelic and Historical Study of Civil War Benevolences

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The Sanitary & Christian Commissions played major roles during the Civil War in making soldiers' lives more tolerable by helping to overcome disease & misery among Union soldiers. On June 13, 1861, President Lincoln signed the order creating the Sanitary Commission but provided no funds for its operations. Money was raised through Sanitary Fairs. Over two thousand fairs were held throughout the war. The story is told through letters & stamps from these fairs. The book is for stamp collectors, Civil War enthusiasts, ...

Sanitary Fairs: A Philatelic and Historical Study of Civil War Benevolences 1992, SF Pub.

ISBN-13: 9780963260307

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