The United States Christian Commission

an organization among the people of the North, during the Civil War, which afforded material comforts to the Union soldiers, and performed services of a religious character in the field and in hospitals.

See also: Commission

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Topics include famous figures such as Sojourner Truth; the experience of women of various ethnic populations, those in slavery, and those in the military; and the roles women played in major campaigns of the day including abolition, secession, and the United States Christian Commission.
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