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Guide to the Wilkerson Family Letters, RG 657

Listed by: Dieter C. Ullrich
Date: May 5, 2003

Date Span:
1861-1864

Size of Collection:
5 items.

Biographical Sketch:
The Wilkerson family resided in Reeltown, Tullapoosa County, Alabama prior to and during the American Civil War. Following the war, Simeon C. Wilkerson relocated to Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Content:
Contains five letters from members of the Wilkerson family of Reeltown, Tullapoosa County, Alabama. Includes a letter from Captain Simeon C. Wilkerson of the 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment from a camp near Chattanooga on November 4, 1862 and a letter from Private William W. Wilkerson of the 51st Alabama Infantry Regiment from a camp near Dalton on January 23, 1864.


Descriptive keywords:
  • Confederate States Army - 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment.
  • Confederate States Army - 51st Alabama Infantry Regiment.
  • Wilkerson family.
  • Wilkerson, Simeon C.
  • Wilkerson, William W.
  • Wilkerson, Eliza.
  • Woods, S. S.
  • American Civil War, 1861-1865.

  • Geographical identifiers:
  • Reeltown (Ala.)
  • Chattanooga (Tenn.)
  • Dalton (Ga.)

  • Item List:
  • Box 1

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