The report lists the date, recipient, county, and amount of each payment. Vouchers for the money were given to probate judges, who distributed funds to individual families in their counties; the state paid a total of $856,835.50.
During the war Parsons served as a private in the Washington Artillery of New Orleans. Most of the letters are brief and are not addressed to specific people. In them he discusses conditions in camp; the lack of food and supplies; illness,...
Semple is charged with "disobedience of orders" for failing to submit correct quarterly ordnance returns. He explains that he did not have complete instructions, despite his efforts to get details from his commanding officer, T. R. Hotchkiss (who...
One of Hartshorne's men, Jack Davis, had been arrested for drunkenness and disorderly conduct by a Colonel Taylor. Hartshorne is on trial for failing to assist Taylor in the arrest; for allowing Davis to misbehave; and for rebuking Taylor for...
Davis had been arrested for drunkenness and disorderly conduct by a Colonel Taylor. Semple argues that Davis should not be charged with more than intoxication while on duty, because he was provoked by Taylor: "the aggravations, of abusive language...
The regiment was created at Charleston, Tennessee, in November 1863 by combining four companies of the 1st Battalion, Hilliard's Legion with the six companies of the 3rd Battalion. Company E was originally Company A. 3rd Battalion, Hilliard's...
In the diary he discusses the battles at Brice's Crossroads and Tupelo; traveling with the regiment's horses through Mississippi and Alabama; and his imprisonment at Camp Chase near Columbus, Ohio. He died in prison on March 18, 1865.
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