A Guide to the A. S. Roberts Reminiscences, undated
Born in Madison County, Virginia, A. S. Roberts (b. 1844) moved with his family to Eufaula, Alabama in 1849. At the age of sixteen, Roberts moved to Texas, where he enlisted as a soldier and courier in the Company B of the 4th Texas Infantry Regiment in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Composed of a typescript, the A. S. Roberts Reminiscences, undated, chronicles Roberts’ experiences during the Civil War. The reminiscences discuss Roberts’ childhood and his activities as a soldier and courier in Company B of the 4th Texas Infantry Regiment.
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A. S. Roberts Reminiscences, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.
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