The Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, February 1864. A young woman steps up to the Post Office counter and asks “Anything for me, if you please?”
How a 3,930 Pound Cheese Helped Union Army Soldiers During the Civil War
The poster said “Presentation of the 3,930 lb. Cheese! To the Sanitary Commission.” What was that about? Why such a big cheese? Who was the Sanitary Commission?