Wednesday, 1863 December 16, Hanover Junction, Virginia: “Invoice of . . . the property of Private E. G. Carter . . . who died in Hanover Junction Hospital”

[Confederate hospital record of a deceased soldier-patient’s belongings]

Invoice of Clothing the property of Private E. G. Carter, Co. H, 21st
[Regiment, North Carolina] Infantry who died in Hanover Junction Hospital, December 14, 1863, of this day turned over to Capt. T. Hunter Jr. [Assistant Quartermaster] by Surgeon
Samuel H. Moffett

1 [Pair] Shoes 4.00
2 [Pairs] Socks @$1.50, 3.00
2 Two [Pairs] Drawers @$2.00, 4.00
1 One [Pair] Pants 10.00
1 One Jacket, 13.25
1 One Shirt, 1.25
1 [unintelligible], 2.00 [total] $38.50

Hanover Junction, Va.
Dec. 16, 1863

Invoice of Money belonging to Private E. G. Carter, Co. H,
21s [Regiment, North Carolina] Infantry who died in Hanover Junction Hospital,
December 14, 1863, of this day turned over to Capt. T. Hunter Jr. [Assistant Quartermaster] by Surgeon Samuel H. Moffett

$1.00 One Dollar in Specie
$55 Fifty-five Dollars in Confederate Notes

Hanover Junction, Va.
Dec. 16, 1863

[Editor: According to the Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume XV, 1887, Moffett was paroled with the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox, Virginia, on April 9, 1865.]

MSS 1159

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