William Force Clayton photograph

William Force Clayton photograph

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Clayton, William Force, 1843-1918
Title: William Force Clayton photograph
Dates: 1863
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder)
Coll. Number: ms3816

Biographical/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 Note

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.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Navy.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

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

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