In the first two letters (written March 17 and May 25, 1791), Knox discusses gathering troops "for the purpose of marking the line next October mentioned in the treaty of the Creeks" (referring to the new boundary lines agreed upon in the Treaty of...
During the Civil War, Semple served as a captain of an artillery battery organized in Montgomery (known as Semple's Battery). He was later appointed a major and transferred to Mobile. The note is written on the back of an envelope, but the...
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