• St. John's Chapel, Green Springs

    Green Springs

    Virginia

Richard O. Morris Supports the Confederate War Effort, 1862-1863

[Richmond Daily Dispatch, January 9, 1863]

[Themes:

1. Civil War—civilian roles]

The army Committee of the young men’s Christian Association and Ladies’ soldiers’

Aid Society acknowledge the receipt of the following contributions and supplies for the month of December [1862]:

R C [sic?] Morris, of Louisa, [$]30.

Contributions or supplies for the men in the field, as well as those in the hospitals, are earnestly solicited, and may be forwarded to WP Munford, Chairman, or either of the Superintendents of the Army Depot Y M C A. Roger Martin, Sup’t Richmond, Jan’y, 1863.

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[Richmond Daily Dispatch, December 2, 1863:]

[Themes:

1. Civil War—civilian roles]

The Army Committee of the Young Men’s Christian Association and Ladies’ Soldiers’ Aid Society acknowledge the receipt of the following contributions and supplies for the month of November, viz:

…R Q [sic?] Morris, Louisa, for shoes, [$]100….

Shirts and drawers, shoes and socks, will be thankfully received and judiciously appropriated. Cotton and linen rags are also much needed in the hospitals. Contributions and supplies should be forwarded to Roger Martin, Sup’t, or to Wm. P. Munford, Chairman Army Committee, Y. M. C. A.

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Green Springs National Historic Landmark District is privately owned, includes no public facilities, but is visible from public highways. It sits astride Route 15 in Louisa County, Virginia.