Williams, Colonel Walter 1964-08-00
"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
Tape 1, Side 1: Born, Corinth, Mississippi (November 14, 1894),
Arrival in Texas (1870),
Cattle drive in Kansas,
Theft of cattle,
Trip to New York, New York,
Comments by unidentified speaker,
Wheat farm during Civil War,
Duties as Forage Master,
John Wilkes Booth,
Comparison of childhood and present,
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
Original Recording Format:
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