Expenses include food, supplies, and pack horses; room and board; ferriage; and labor and services (for example, washing and shoeing horses, or "Cherokee man to show the Cherokee line"). Transcripts are included.
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. In the letter Semple addresses an accusation Hardee has made...
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