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Walker, T. A. (fl. 1863-1865) [Monthly return of clothing, camp, and garrison equipage]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08649.09 Author/Creator: Walker, T. A. (fl. 1863-1865) Place Written: Memphis, Tennessee Type: Document signed Date: 31 December 1863 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 27.6 x 49 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Walker, commanding Company B, 9th Louisiana Volunteers.

Background Information: The 63rd U.S. Colored Troops were organized 11 March 1864 from the 9th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent).

People: Walker, T. A., fl. 1863-1865

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryFreemenAfrican American HistorySlaveryUnion ForcesAfrican American TroopsContrabandsMuster Rolls and ReturnsClothing and AccessoriesMilitary Camp

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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