Letter to the Surgeon General of the United States Army offering facility

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ID/Title: Letter to the Surgeon General of the United States Army offering facility

Date: March 15, 1918

Creator: Mother Mary Hildegarde Heuser, Superior, Sisters of Mercy, Merion Community

Description: The Sisters of Mercy of Merion/Philadelphia offered the use of their Misericordia Hospital to the United States Army during the period of war. The hospital was prepared to receive 200 patients with a capacity of 300 patients in its present building.

Source: Merion/Philadelphia Regional Community Collection, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

Additional Information: © Mercy Heritage Center, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas