Williams, Colonel Walter 1964-08-00

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"Colonel" Walter Williams talks about events during the Civil War period and his past life in general, as well as current events.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Colonel Walter Williams

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 1964

Location: Near Franklin, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 40 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Born, Corinth, Mississippi (November 14, 1894), Confederate Army, Hood's Brigade, Forage Master, Arrival in Texas (1870), Fox hunting, Dogs' names, Cattle drive in Kansas, Indians, Theft of cattle, Trip to New York, New York, Television appearance, Comments by unidentified speaker, Wheat farm during Civil War, Duties as Forage Master, Abraham Lincoln, John Wilkes Booth, Comparison of childhood and present, Population increase, Use of Winchester gun, Cattle theft by Indians (again).

Tape 1, Side 2: Fox hunting (again), Airplane ride (again), Comments by Shirley Ann Bielanowicz (Colonel Williams's granddaughter).

Range Dates: 1854-1964

Bulk Dates: 1860-1900


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