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William Force Clayton photograph

William Force Clayton photograph

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Force Clayton photograph
Creator: Clayton, William Force, 1843-1918
Inclusive Dates: 1863
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: ms3816
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Force Clayton was born August 17, 1843 in Athens, Georgia to Phillip Clayton and Leonora Harper. At the outbreak of the Civil War he entered the Confederate Navy as a midshipman and served for four years. Clayton passed away in 1918.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one photograph, dating from 1863, depicting William Force Claytong and his friend Dan Lee during their service as midshipmen in the Confederate Navy.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Force Claytong photograph, ms 3816, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2013.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Confederate States of America. Navy

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