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Merriwether P. Kiser, 1st Lt. was in Co. D, 24th Battalion, Georgia Cavalry until, through consolidation of units, he was transferred to Co. I, 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry.

Lt. Kiser had responsibilities such as enlistment, maintaining the needs of the horses, the men and supplies for the camp.

In 1864, he requisitioned forage and feed for the horses; in August, 11 horses; September, 6 horses and in October 14 horses.

For the men, in the 4th Quarter of 1864 he requisitioned; 2 caps, 26 pair of socks, 28 pair of shoes, 18 pair of drawers, 14 pair of pants, 6 jackets, 13 flannel shirts and 5 blankets.

Also in the 4th Quarter, the camp needed supplies; 4 shelter tents, 1 boiler, 1 skillet with lid, 1 blank book, 11 pound of nails, 1 wall tent, 1 camp kettle and 1 ax.


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