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Guide to the Thomas Jones Taylor Letters MSS.1389

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

June 2010

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English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Thomas Jones Taylor letters

Unit ID:

MSS.1389

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (14 items)

Dates:

1862-1886

Abstract:

This collection consists primarily of letters written to his family during the Civil War. Taylor was captured at Port Hudson in July 1863, and many of the letters were composed while a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island, Ohio.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists primarily of letters written to his family during the Civil War. Taylor was captured at Port Hudson in July 1863, and many of the letters were composed while a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island, Ohio.

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Preferred Citation:

Thomas Jones Taylor letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of a friend in Huntsville, 1956

Biographical/Historical note

Taylor served as county surveyor of Madison County, Alabama, 1858-1862 and 1868-1871. During the Civil War he was commissioned as a Captain and served Company K, 9th Alabama Infantry. He taught school for three years following the war, then served as tax assessor. He subsequently served as a circuit court clerk, 1880-1886 and finally as probate judge, 1886-1894.

Correspondence Box 1115 Folder 17

Letter from Thomas Jones Taylor, Holly Springs, Mississippi, to L. T. Taylor, Huntsville, Alabama, October 11, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20654

Letter from Thomas Jones Taylor, Johnson's Island, Ohio, to L. T. Taylor, Huntsville, Alabama, August 30, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20655

Letter from Thomas Jones Taylor, Johnson's Island, Ohio, to L. T. Taylor, Huntsville, Alabama, September 28, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20656

Letter from Thomas Jones Taylor, Point Lookout, Maryland, to L. T. Taylor, Huntsville, Alabama, April 4, 1865 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20657

Letter from Thomas Jones Taylor, Port Hudson, Louisiana, to L. T. Taylor, Huntsville, Alabama, March 28, 1800s http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20658

Letter from Thomas Jones Taylor, Johnson's Island, Ohio, to L. T. Taylor, Huntsville, Alabama, March 21, 1865 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20659

Letter from W. J. Barron, to Thomas Jones Taylor, Johnson's Island, Ohio, May 7, 1865 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20660

Letter from W. J. Barron, to Thomas Jones Taylor, Johnson's Island, Ohio, March 28, 1865 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20661

Letter from W. P. McLung, Johnson's Island, to Captain Thomas Jones Taylor, Fort Delaware, Pea Patch Island, Delaware, May 7, 1865 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20662

Letter from Mai Taylor to Thomas Jones Taylor, April 18, 1867 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20663

Letter from Sis, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Thomas Jones Taylor, April 5, 1868 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20664

Letter from Sis, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Thomas Jones Taylor, August 23, 1868 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20665

Letter from Sis, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Thomas Jones Taylor, December 12, 1874 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20666

Letter from Thomas Jones Taylor, Huntsville, Alabama, to Aunt, May 7, 1886 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20667