1895 Register of Enlistments
Sam Williamson was born in Fayette County, Tennessee in July 1873. He signed on to a three year commitment on August 10, 1895 in Louisville, Kentucky and was discharged August 9, 1898 in Santiago, Cuba. He was a private and was rated "excellent". He was attached to the 25th Infantry, G Company. His occupation before enlistment was "laborer" and he was described as having black eyes, hair and complexion.
1898 Register of Enlistments
In the 1898 Register he is listed as "Samuel". He was 5' 10 1/2" tall and described as having brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion. Samuel has been moved from Company G to Company H. He was discharged November 6, 1901 at Iba Zambales, Philippines with the rank of private and the rating "very good".
US Fed. Census 1900/ Armed Forces-Foreign Countries/ Philippines, Luzon/ 0178 Subig, Zambales H Company 25th Infantry
Samuel Williamson's residence is listed as #95 Fifth Street, Memphis, Tennessee. His birth date is June 1873, he was 26 at his last birthday and he is single. He, his mother and his father are recorded as being born in Tennessee. He can read and write. His brother, William, is not with this company.