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A Confederate State's Army requisition for the purchase of 5 horses for "artillery purposes" at $135 each from Peter Alkine. Signed by Turner Ashby and Captain and Quartermaster William Miller. Dated February 28th,1862.
No. 12. The Confederate States To Peter Alkin Date of Purchase 1862 Feb. 28 5 Horses for Artillery purposes at $135 each I certify that I sold Capt. Miller A.Q.M. the above Horses. and the price is a fair one [signed] Peter Alkine Appro Turner Ashby [illegible] Dollars $675. 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 31st of March 1862. [signed] Wm Miller Capt + A Quartermaster C.S.A. Received at Winchester , the 28th of February 1862, of Capt Wm Miller A. Quartermaster C.S. Army. six hundred and Seveny Five Dollars and -- cents in full of the above account. [signed] Peter Alkine [docket annotations]
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Confederate States Army, William Miller, Peter Alkine, Turner Ashby, Artillery Horses, 28 February 1862, Confederate Requisition, Winchester, Virginia, horses, artillery
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Ashby, Turner and Miller, William, "Confederate requisition for the purchase of three horses from Peter Alkine, signed by officers Turner Ashby and William Miller. 1862." (1862). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 230.
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