Newspaper clippings about Mary Martha Reid
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1. Sunday Morning May 7, 1905
Mrs. Mary Martha Reid: Matron of the Hospital for Florida Soldiers at Richmond, Va., during the War Between the States
A loving tribute by Mrs. Florence Murphy Cooley
Tribute begins with quotation from a narrative written by Mr. Reid herself for her niece, Mrs. Julia H. L. Scott, of Baltimore. The narrative describes her life.
2. Sunday Morning May 7, 1905
Personal and Pleasant Recollections of Mrs. Reid.
by Mrs. C. D. Taylor
Mrs. Taylor was a former student at Mrs. Reid's school and she describes the school and its attendees. Mrs. Reid died while at the home of her nephew, Mr. Samuel Swann, in Fernandina.
3. Fernandina Beach News-Leader, May 27, 1971 p. 8
"She was quite a woman" by Willyne Blanchard. The article describes a visit by members of the Mary Reid Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy to St. Peter's Episcopal Church where she is buried and where two stained glass windows are dedicated to her.
4. part of an article continued from first page. Mrs. Martha Reid.
5. incomplete article from The Sunday Times-Union, September 29, 1912. ....ory of the....Mrs. Martha Reid. Article marks the 100 year anniversary of her birth and details her life.
6 and 7 (front and back). She was an angel of mercy: Mrs. Reid's glorious record during the war; the wounded and dying she soothed and nurse; and sacrificed without murmur, her only son. By James F. Tucker. Mrs. Reid died June 27, 1894.
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Reid, Mary Martha
Taylor, C. D. (Mrs.)
Tucker, James F.
Martha Reid Chapter
United Daughters of Confederacy
Fernandina Beach News-Leader
Sunday Times-Union (Jacksonville)
St. Peter's Episcopal Church