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Masonic war certificate issued to Phineas Lovejoy
1861-12-23
Freemasons. Grand Lodge of Illinois
USA: Illinois, Springfield
Paper
8" x 10 1/2"; 21 x 27 cm.; 1 item (1 page)
Gift of Rushville Lodge, No. 9, A. F. & A. M. (Rushville, Ill.)
A2015/051

A Civil War Masonic certificate issued by the Grand Lodge of Illinois to Master Mason Phineas Lovejoy, a member of Columbus Lodge, No. 227 (Columbus, Ill.). Corporal Lovejoy served in the 3rd Regiment, Illinois Cavalry, and died on August 9, 1862, onboard the riverboat White Cloud.