Correspondence: Elisabeth Hamilton Halleck, April 1862
Elisabeth Hamilton Halleck, ca 1860, Library of Congress Brady-Hand Collection
Elisabeth Halleck (1835-1884) corresponded briefly with James Roosevelt during the rush of appeals for aid to those wounded in the battle of Shiloh. Her husband Henry would in a few months become General-in-Chief of the Union forces.
Card to Mrs James (Elizabeth) Roosevelt accompanying donation to the Western Sanitary Commission's floating (steamboat) hospitals