Almira N Fales

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Almira N Fales (Newcomb)

Also Known As: "McNaughton", "Lockwood"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pittstown, NY, USA
Death: Died in Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ariel Newcomb and Sarah Newcomb
Wife of Alexander McNaughton; Leander Locwood and Joseph T Fales
Mother of Sarah McNaughton; Alexander McNaughton; Charles Fales; Thomas Hart Benton Lockwood; Joseph E Fales and 2 others
Sister of Pamela Bailey; Horace Lathrop Newcomb; Emily Miller; Franklin Newcomb; Jeremy Bonaparte Newcomb and 2 others

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About Almira N Fales

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Almira_Fales

As early as 1860, she foresaw the approaching struggle, the Civil War being about to start, and began collecting and preparing articles for hospital use. At the beginning of the war, she cared for sick and wounded soldiers at the Battle of Shiloh at Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee and other battlefield sites. The government placed an ambulance at her command, and during the war she assisted in hospitals in the neighborhood of Washington, at Fredericksburg, Virginia, on the Peninsula, and elsewhere.[1]

She pitched a large tent in the yard of her home and used it as a place to care for sick and disabled soldiers until they could be sent home. For some time, Fales was charged by the government with the superintendence of soldiers sent from the hospitals in and around Washington to hospitals in New York and elsewhere

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Almira N Fales's Timeline

1809
1809
Pittstown, NY, USA
1829
1829
Age 20
PA, USA
1833
September 16, 1833
Age 24
1835
1835
Age 26
PA, USA
1839
1839
Age 30
IA, USA
1842
1842
Age 33
IA, USA
1868
1868
Age 59
Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA