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 Anna Lansing <I>Wendell</I> Clapp

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Anna Lansing Wendell Clapp

  • Birth 15 Aug 1814 Cambridge, Washington County, New York, USA
  • Death 3 Dec 1889 Lee Center, Lee County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Plot Block 63/72, Lot 1833
  • Memorial ID 21249

A nurse during the Civil War, Clapp founded the Ladies Union Aid Society in 1861. She became the President of the LUAS & also worked as a member of the Western Sanitary Commission (WSC). Clapp became one of St. Louis' leading spokeswoman for veterans benefits & pensions for female nurses after the war.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21249
  • Dympna Beckett Joyce
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anna Lansing Wendell Clapp (15 Aug 1814–3 Dec 1889), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21249, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .