Andersonville Prison and the Woman’s Relief Corp

Earlier I posted about the work of the Woman’s Relief Corp. In that writing, I left out one of their most prominent works- the preservation of the Andersonville Prison site in Andersonville, Georgia. This organization is a key element in the preservation and memorialization of the Andersonville prison site. By the late 1880s, veterans began… Continue reading Andersonville Prison and the Woman’s Relief Corp

The Woman’s Relief Corp

” Lets rededicate ourselves to service For the dear old Boys in Blue And when their soul has answered the roll It’s for their memory our mark we’ll do.” From the WRC Journal Dept. of Oklahoma, 1938-1939 In recent years, historians have written about the Southern women’s memorial organizations like the Ladies Memorial Associations and… Continue reading The Woman’s Relief Corp

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