Reckoning boards;Tallies;Accounting machines -- History
How could our ancestors do accounting while they were still illiterate and had no paper? The answer is that they used the tally and the checkerboard. In medieval Europe, the tally was normally a short stick on which notches were cut to represent...
Weather; Travel; Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers; Confederate States of America. Army -- Management;
Tells Maggie of the harsh conditions Roberts has suffered traveling through mud and rain to meet up with the army, which is located near Charlotte, NC. He writes that he is happy to know Genl Jos E Johnston is in Command of the Army again.
Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky., 1862; Death; Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries;
Henderson discusses his march through Kentucky, including the Battle of Perryville ; details the deaths of two members of his regiment, Bud Brassel and William Nesbit; his health; supply prices