Posted By:Simmons
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Subject:Re: AE WIlliams photo info
Post Date:January 01, 2008 at 17:59:57
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If he was in a state national guard unit that was not called up by the Federal Government to fight in the SpA War then no he would not be considered a "Veteran" nor would he be considered in the "U.S." ((Federal) Miltary service. If he did go to Cuba then he would have been a U.S. Military service Member, volunteer or not.
Was the Williams family ever living in Coffee Co?
Have you seen this website?
http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/history/military/saw.htm
click on Pt.6 T-Z
it has listed a Albert Williams serving in Company L, 2nd Infantry, TN Volunteer Unit. he was from Tullahoma, (Coffee Co) TN.