As Harper's explained, this montage "illustrates . . . what women may do toward relieving the sorrows and pains of the soldier. In one corner will be seen . . . the Sister of Charity, watching at the bedside of a dying soldier. . . . On the other side a lady-nurse is writing, at the dictation of a poor wounded fellow, a letter to the friends far away. . . . Above, a group of young ladies are busily engaged . . . in making clothing for the troops. . . . The moral of the picture is sufficiently obvious; there is no woman who can not in some way do something to help the army."