[GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC - WOMAN'S RELIEF CORPS]. A group of items related to the Woman's Relief Corps, comprising:

War Songs Dedicated to the G.A.R., The Woman's Relief Corps., and the Sons of Veterans. Toledo, OH: Woolson Spice Co., [ca 1895]. 8vo (122 x 178 mm). Illustrated throughout with portraits of Union generals. Original publisher's illustrated wrappers (light soiling). 

Woman's Relief Corps cast iron flag holder. N.p., n.d. Approx. 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (minor oxidation); with 48-star printed cotton flag, 32 x 22 1/2 in ; wooden flag pole with metallic tassels, L. 55 7/8 in. Marked "WRC" alongside the GAR motto "Fraternity, Charity, Loyalty."  Marked "1883" the year the WRC was officially recognized.

Woman's Relief Corps cast iron grave marker. N.p., n.d. 6 1/2 x 26 1/2 in. (some oxidation especially spike). Marked "WRC."

The Woman's Relief Corps was the officially recognized woman's auxiliary to the GAR.

Provenance:The Civil War Collection of Dennis C. Schurr

Estimate: $100 - $200
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