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Collection Reference Number GLC08649.12
From Archive Folder Collection related to the Freedmen's Department of Memphis 
Title Abstract of receipts from various sources on account of City Colored Schools
Date 30 June 1865
Author Walker, T. A. (fl. 1863-1865)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Signed by Walker, Captain in the 63rd United States Colored Troops and Superintendent, Freedmen's Department, District of West Tennessee. Lists the names of people who paid the Department, dates the Department received payment, and reason for payment. Notes that a John Moody paid the Department $5 in "Fines for cruel treatment of a Negro." Marked at the top as a duplicate.
Subjects Education Reform  Civil War  Military History  Freemen  African American History  Slavery  Union Forces  African American Troops  Contrabands  Education  Finance  
People Walker, T. A. (fl. 1863-1865)  
Place written Tennessee
Theme The American Civil War; African Americans; Slavery & Abolition
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information The 63rd U.S. Colored Troops were organized 11 March 1864 from the 9th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent).
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945