Fitch's Home for Soldiers and Orphans, Darien

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Title

Fitch's Home for Soldiers and Orphans, Darien

Description

Photographs and article from Harper's Weekly, 17 March 1866. Bottom row pictures (left to right): "Fitch's Home-School Room"
"The Returned Soldier"
"Fitch's Home-Dining Room." Article: " We illustrate on this page the Home for Disabled Soldiers and the Orphan Children of such as have died in military service in defense of the country, which by the munificence of Mr. Benjamin Fitch, has been erected at Darien, Connecticut. From the beginning of the war (Amer. Civil War) Mr. Fitch has been interested in the cause for which our two millions of patriot soldiers have so bravely fought. At the first outbreak of rebellion, too old and infirm himself to shoulder the musket, and appreciating the tender anxiety of those who by going to the field must leave behind them wives and children, whom they might be leaving forever..."

Source

Lobozza Collection - B138

Publisher

Ferguson Library

Date

1866

Rights

The Ferguson Library has determined, to the best of its ability based on available information, that this material is unlikely to be protected by copyright interests and is in the public domain. Copyright status is, however, often difficult to determine with certainty, so restrictions may still exist. You are solely responsible for obtaining whatever permission may be needed to use this material.

Format

image/tif

Identifier

FL.lobozza.404

Coverage

1866

Additional Notes

Scanned photographic print July 2009, DPI 300, TIF, with Epson, Dust Removal, 24 Bit, no Compression

Citation

“Fitch's Home for Soldiers and Orphans, Darien,” Ferguson Digital Archives, accessed May 22, 2022, https://www.fergusonlibraryarchive.org/document/FL.lobozza.404.

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