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Williams, Jesse Samples, 1845-1904


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jesse Samples Williams Civil War diary

Identifier: 1973-0278M
Scope and Contents

Williams' account of daily life during a year of Civil War, part of the time in the 2nd Regiment Georgia Militia.

Dates: 1864

Jesse Samples Williams papers

Identifier: 1974-0034M
Scope and Contents Manuscript of "A Short History of Jesse Samples Williams, Written by Himself," with a preface dated March 1900, 62 pages. Gives the life of this Baptist preacher and publisher of Cumming, Forsyth County, Georgia, with information of the Samples, his mother's people, and his intermittent participation in the Civil War as part of his brother Henry C. Williams' unit in the 22nd Regiment Georgia Volunteers and later the 2nd Regiment Georgia Militia. Afterwards he attempted to settle in Texas...
Dates: 1870 and 1900