Andrew Jackson Williams Autobiography
Collection — Box: F (Small Collections)
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.
- Williams, Andrew Jackson, 1846-1925 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
0.10 linear feet
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.
Ed Speer completed processing, and the papers were opened for research in February 1988.
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