Andrew Jackson Williams Autobiography, 1908-1910 | Archives of Appalachia
ID: 500/AppMs 311
Created by: Williams, Andrew Jackson (1846-1925)
Extent: 0.1 linear feet
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Scope and Contents: The Andrew Jackson Williams Papers consist of a photocopy of Williams' sixty-page handwritten reminiscence of his military service as a Confederate soldier during the American Civil War (1861-1865). Written over a period of several months, beginning on June 23, 1908 and continuing at least through May 27, 1909, the reminiscence is a summary of Williams' service in the 62nd Tennessee Infantry and the 2nd Tennessee Cavalry from the winter of 1863-64 to his return home after being paroled in North Carolina in May 1865.