Letter from Moses Williams to Alonzo Hall Quint, 1862 August 27

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Title

Letter from Moses Williams to Alonzo Hall Quint, 1862 August 27

Description

Letter from Moses Williams to Alonzo Hall Quint. Dated August 27, 1862. In this letter, Williams thanks Quint, a Chaplain in the Second Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, for sending Williams a lock of his deceased son's hair. First Lieutenant William Blackstone Williams died during the Battle of Cedar Mountain. Williams' letter pays tribute to his son and concludes by thanking Quint for his efforts to help the dead and wounded after the battle.

Source

Collection of the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. MA 390.003

Date

1862 08 27

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or republished without permission from the Scottish Rite Mason Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A2017/048/001

Is Part Of

Alonzo Hall Quint Civil War Collection

Is Referenced By

Coelho, John. "New Acquisitions Brings Attention to the Character and Life of a Freemason," Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library blog. October 10, 2017.

Extent

1 item (3 pages) ; 20 x 25 cm.

Provenance

Museum purchase

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Citation

Williams, Moses, 1790-1882, “Letter from Moses Williams to Alonzo Hall Quint, 1862 August 27,” digitalVGW, accessed May 8, 2021, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/1188.