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Lacey, William J., b.1835(?)



  • Existence: b.1835(?)

Biographical Note

William J. Lacey was born about 1833in Pennsylvania. According to 1860 census records, he was living with his family in Chickasaw County, Mississippi. Lacey served with Company C of the 11th Mississippi Infantry during the Civil War. He enlisted as a private in March 1861 and served with the CSA until April 1865.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

William J. Lacey Diary,

Identifier: Ms-2011-115

The collection consists of the diary of William J. Lacey, a private with Company C, 11th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. Entries in the diary are scattered and range from simple notes about the weather and letter writing to Lacey's experiences at First Manassas/Battle of Bull Run, and most date from 1861.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

William J. Lacey Diary, 1861-1863 (Ms2011-115)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2011-115