Broadhead, Wisconsin: E. A. Charlton, Printer, 1891. First Edition. 8vo; 140pp; + fold out Annual Report of the Inspector of the Department of Wisconsin W.R.C., textured tan printed wrappers, front wrap with organization and year in black, rear with a depiction of the medal of the WRC, edges chipped, spine chipped with small pieces missing, front cover darkened 1" around the edge, pencil notation to upper left and lower right corner of the front wrap, age toning to the front two pages, about very good.
This journal contains information about the Women's Relief Corps Corps in 1891. Included are lists of members, addresses by prominent members of the Corps, details about financing and organization, and reports by the various departments of the Corps delivered at the 1891 Wisconsin convention.
As an organization, The National Woman's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic was formed in 1883. It was a civil, patriotic organization that, according to their official information, cooperates "in doing honor to all those who have patriotically served our country in any war" by teaching "patriotism and duties of citizenship, the true history of our country and the love and honor of our flag." This is a good source of primary material. Item #8566