W. Champion Athey

First Name: W.
Middle Name(s): Champion
Last Name: Athey
Co. C, 3rd Battalion, Hillard's Legion (later part of the 60th Alabama)
Residence (County): 
Montgomery County, AL

W. Champion Athey (b. ca. 1845) was the son of William Athey and brother of George and Emily Athey, all of whom lived in Ramah, Montgomery County, Albama. "Champion," as he was known, served in Co. C, 3rd Battalion, Hillard’s Legion (which later became part of the 60th Alabama Infantry) and was wounded and taken prisoner at Drewry’s Bluff, Virginia on April 6, 1865 and paroled on July 1.  

Authored Letters

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
11954 Athey6 August 2, 1862 W. Champion Athey Jane Athey , Emily Athey Chattanooga, Hamilton County, TN Montgomery County, AL
11956 Athey8 October 26, 1862 W. Champion Athey Emily Athey Montgomery County, AL
11960 Athey10 May 25, 1863 W. Champion Athey Matilda Athey Cumberland Gap, Claiborne County, TN Montgomery County, AL
11964 Athey13 September 29, 1863 W. Champion Athey Emily Athey Chickamauga, Walker County, GA Montgomery County, AL
11970 Athey18 August 18, 1864 W. Champion Athey Emily Athey , Johnny Athey Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, VA Montgomery County, AL

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