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Walker, T. A. (fl. 1863-1865) [Teacher's payroll for African American schools in Memphis, Tennessee]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06376 Author/Creator: Walker, T. A. (fl. 1863-1865) Place Written: Memphis, Tennessee Type: Manuscript document signed Date: August 1863 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.9 x 19.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Walker, Captain of the 63rd U.S. Colored Infantry and Superintendent of the Freedmen, District of West Tennessee. Lists the amount of pay received by 14 teachers of African American schools in Memphis, Tennessee, 22 July 1863- 24 August 1863. Signed by A. E. Matson, S. A. Sprague, J. B. Johnston, F. A. Kiddoo, William Bailey, P. W. Bailey, S. A. Bailey, S. G. Bailey, T. N. Stewart, R. M. Stewart, S. E. Vaughn, L. F. Randolph, E. Randolph, and G. A. Graham, all teachers in Memphis. Rates of pay for the month range from $20-$29.95.

Background Information: The Union won control of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at the Battle of Memphis.

People: Bailey, S. A., fl. 1863
Bailey, S. G., fl. 1863
Bailey, William, fl. 1863
Graham, G. A., fl. 1863
Johnston, J. B., fl. 1863
Kiddoo, F. A., fl. 1863
Matson, A. E., fl. 1863
Randolph, E., fl. 1863
Randolph, T. F., fl. 1863
Sprague, S. A., fl. 1863
Stewart, R. M., fl. 1863
Stewart, T. N., fl. 1863-1866
Vaughn, S. E., fl. 1863
Walker, T. A., fl. 1863-1865

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryEducationAfrican American HistoryFinanceAfrican American TroopsFreemen

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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