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Andrew Jackson Williams Autobiography

 Collection — Box: F (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0311

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.


  • 1908-1910


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


0.10 linear feet

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Method of Acquisition

The Andrew Jackson Williams Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on November 27, 1987 by Judith H. Salo, accession number 1988-043.

Existence and Location of Originals

Location of original unknown.

Processing Information

Ed Speer completed processing, and the papers were opened for research in February 1988.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA