Courage & Contradiction

Letter written by Mary Hughes to son, Thomas Proctor Hughes, May 27, 1861

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Title

Letter written by Mary Hughes to son, Thomas Proctor Hughes, May 27, 1861

Subject

United States -- Texas -- Williamson County.
War (Civil War).

Description

A letter written by Mary Hughes to her son, T.P. Hughes giving him advice on taking up arms in the Civil War.

In this letter she discusses her ailing health, her fear for his well-being, and laments Texas' decision to secede.

Date

May 27, 1861

Rights

All rights to the images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

http://williamsonmuseum.org

Language

English

Type

Document

Files

Citation

“Letter written by Mary Hughes to son, Thomas Proctor Hughes, May 27, 1861,” Courage & Contradiction, accessed December 11, 2017, http://civilwar.williamsonmuseumexhibits.org/items/show/1.