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 he discusses conditions and weather in camp; the...
In the letter Goldthwaite discusses the application of Henry C. Semple for appointment as a judge in the military court of General Hardee's Corps. He originally enclosed the application and recommendations from notable political leaders in Alabama....
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