Autograph letter signed : Baton Rouge, La., to [John Rogers, Roxbury, Mass.,?].

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Title

Autograph letter signed : Baton Rouge, La., to [John Rogers, Roxbury, Mass.,?].

Subject

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military life.

Description

Alfred R. Glover's body was brought back to Massachusetts and buried in Forest Hills Cemetery. His wife, Mary Louisa Bodge Glover, died on September 10, 1864, of phthisis, though according to Henry A. Willis, historian of the 53rd Regiment, she, it is said, died of grief

Abstract

A letter from Lt. Alfred R. Glover to a friend, describing his experiences as a soldier and views on the war. This letter was written shortly after Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, and just before Glover's own death.

Creator

Glover, Alfred Richardson

Date Created

1863 March 30

Rights

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Access Rights

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Format

text

Extent

excerpt (2 pages) from letter

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0001639

Document Item Type Metadata

Original Format

10" x 7.75"

Files

0001639_dref.jpg

Citation

Glover, Alfred Richardson, “Autograph letter signed : Baton Rouge, La., to [John Rogers, Roxbury, Mass.,?].,” OnView, accessed February 25, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6094.

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