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Requisition receipt for the Confederate States’ Army for twenty bushels of corn, $14. Originally a United States form: in upper left corner “United” is crossed out and replaced with “Confederate.”
To: Mrs Marg. M. Cunningham
Date of Purchase: 1862 Jan 16
To 20 Bus of Corn - c 70c : 14 dollars, 00 cents
I certify that the above Corn was furnished(?) my company whilst on detached service and that it was necessary to the public service
Walter Brown[?] Capt.
Compy E. Cavalry Regt.
Appd Turner Ashby Comdg
I certify that the above account is correct and just, and that the articles have been accounted for on my property return for the quarter ending on the 31 of March, 1862
Received at Martinsburg Va, the 23rd of January 1862, of Capt William Miller Assistant Quartermaster U.S. Army, Fourteen Dollars and ____ cents, in full of the above account.
Marg. M. Cunningham
No. 02 Abstract A. 1st Qr. 1862
M. M. Cunningham
Paid 23rd of January, 1862
Creator Life Dates
Margaret Cunningham, 1862, corn, requisition, cavalry, Walter Brown, Turner Ashby, Martinsburg, Virginia
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Ashby, Turner, "Confederate requisition signed by Turner Ashby" (1862). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 15.
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