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 Anna Lansing <I>Wendell</I> Clapp

Anna Lansing Wendell Clapp

Cambridge, Washington County, New York, USA
Death 3 Dec 1889 (aged 75)
Lee Center, Lee County, Illinois, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 63/72, Lot 1833
Memorial ID 21249 · View Source
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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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  • 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) .