United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Sources
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This collection contains the biographies of two prominent Wilmingtonians, General William MacRae and Colonel Walker Taylor. Both items are photocopies of the original. MacRae served with the Confederacy in the Civil War and worked as a civil engineer for the Macon and Brunswick Railroad. Taylor served as a community and civic leader, and in 1913, President Woodrow Wilson named him the U.S. Collector of Customs for the Wilmington Port.
This collection includes correspondence, ephemera, periodicals and advertisments, and miscellaneous genealogical documents. Of significance in this collection are two documents relating to the end of the Civil War and the Confederacy, including an Oath of Loyalty to the Union and a President's Warrant of Pardon for Mary M. Jones.