Captain Hickman Pierce Walker

Captain Hickman Pierce Walker's picture appears in "Dictionary of Alabama Biography" by Dr. Thomas M. Owen, Vol. III, page 513, Chicago Publishing Co., 1921. Also, a biographical sketch of Captain Walker appears on page 1716 of this book, as follows:

"WALKER, HICKMAN PIERCE, merchant, was born February 8, 1839, at Tuscaloosa; son of Robert B. and Frances Elizabeth  (Spiller) Walker, the former a merchant, was born at North Port;  grandson of Moses Walker, of North Port, and of Hickman and  Sally (Payne) Spiller of Danville, Va. He received his early  education in the county schools of Taylorsville and attended the University of Alabama; entered the Confederate Army, July 13, 1861, as 2nd Lieutenant, Co. G; made Lieutenant Colonel, 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment, in the retreat from Tennessee, under General J. B. Hood. He was a member first board of education of  Tuscaloosa. He is a democrat; Baptist; and a Mason. Unmarried. Residence: Tuscaloosa."

Contributed to the Hueytown Historical Society by Zane Geier, October 2000.

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