Civil War Nurse from Ohio
Elizabeth Mendenhall was one of the managers of the Soldiers Aid Society of Cincinnati, Ohio, which was financed mainly by monetary gifts from private citizens. When donations slowed to a trickle, Mendenhall helped organize a sanitary fair in 1863 to raise funds to care for the soldiers.
Image: Soldiers Aid Society like the one established by Elizabeth Mendenhall
Elizabeth (maiden name unknown) was born in Philadelphia in 1819, but her childhood and youth were spent …Read More...