Friday, March 8, 2013

Fayetteville At War-- Part 5: Helping Soldier Families

FEBRUARY 2, 1863

"THE CONCERT: The musical entertainment of the Young Ladies' Knitting Society on Thursday evening last was a success.  The sum obtained for the Soldiers Fund was $320." There was talk of having more of them.

FEBRUARY 23, 1863

"County Matters--  a $10,000 was appropriated "to purchase and disburse corn to the families of soldiers and others at cost."

Also, a committee appointed to select a general county small pox hosp.  Provision will be made for white and black patients."

Old Secesh

No comments: