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7 March 1864: “Your presence is required as a witness.”

Item Description: Letter dated 7 March 1864 regarding the court martial of an armorer, Mr. King. Thomas Clayton, who worked previously at the armory, has been called to testify at the court martial. Clayton was part of the Confederate Army and … Continue reading

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23 December 1863: “I wish him to proceed to Greenville just as soon as he sends off the property in his charge…”

Item description: Letter, dated 23 December 1863, from Captain C. C. McPhail, issuing orders to the staff of the Confederate States Armory in Asheville, N.C.  A. M. Kitzmiller is ordered to meet with McPhail and continue keeping his “papers and … Continue reading

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