P. J. Williamson Papers

Identifier: MSS.0509

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 25 typed copies of letters from P. J. Williamson to his wife, Eunice in Freedom, Wisconsin during the Civil War; and, later when he settled in Nashville. One letter is from his bother William to P. J. Williamson. The letters are organized in 6 folders, chronologically.


  • 1862 - 1869

Language of Materials



.06 Linear Feet


This collection contains 25 letters dated 1862-1869. Most of correspondence from P.J. Williamson is to his wife during his service in the American Civil War.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the P. J. Williamson Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


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