knoxville + bacon = 449,000 returns


Subsistence Department,

Knoxville, April 14, 1863

I wish to purchase a large amount of good Bacon. If desired, a portion of salt will be exchanged at the cost price to the government.

Parker Campbell, Captain & A. C. C. S.

Knoxville Daily Register, April 18, 1863.

—Tennessee Civil War Sourcebook,