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ADJUTANT GENERALS' PAPERS

Pierpont-Samuels Collection
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From: Ackley, E.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/17
Location:
Subject: appoint Doctor Guthrie surgeon of 8th Regiment Virginia Volunteers
Box Number: 1


From: Adams, John et al
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/05
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: instructions about obstruction posed by states attorneys
Box Number: 1


From: Adams, John
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/23
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: request appointment in militia or volunteers
Box Number: 1


From: Adams, Nancy
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/12
Location: Cabell Courthouse (Barboursville) (Cabell)
Subject: sending money to son via Samuels
Box Number: 1


From: Adams, Thos. et al
To: Pierpont
Date: n.d.
Location:
Subject: recommending Sergeant Hannah be allowed to raise men to protect Wayne County
Box Number: 1


From: Adj. Gen.
To: Cludert, E.
Date: 1862/12/08
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: appoint non-officer to staff
Box Number: 1


From: Adkins, Capt. C.
To:
Date: n.d.
Location:
Subject: memo
Box Number: 1


From: Adkins, Samuel
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/28
Location:
Subject: release of mentally ill brother James in Wheeling
Box Number: 1


From: Alford, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/10
Location: Barboursville (Cabell)
Subject: request for company of troops until superior court held
Box Number: 1


From: Alford, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/18
Location: Barboursville (Cabell)
Subject: follow-up of previous letter; transfer prisoner to more secure prison
Box Number: 1


From: Alford, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/20
Location: Barboursville (Cabell)
Subject: requests Samuels to be at superior court
Box Number: 1


From: Allen, Charles
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/12
Location: Nashville, TN
Subject: transmittal of 2 enclosed letters
Box Number: 1


From: Allen, Edward Jay
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/21
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Subject: General Fremont's release of prisoner; requests commission
Box Number: 1


From: Allen, Edw. J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/22
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Subject: assistance for nephew
Box Number: 1


From: Alward, Sam
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/14
Location: Piqua, OH
Subject: requests 2 letters in Samuels office be sent to author
Box Number: 1


From: Amiss, M. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/24
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: information from rolls of 5th Virginia Volunteer Regiment
Box Number: 1


From: Amiss, M. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/13
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: requests statements of Francis Dulin and Cornelius Dent held on murder charges
Box Number: 1


From: Amiss, M. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/03/07
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: inquiry on behalf of George W. Pixley, Willison A. M. Reed, John Riley Wilt
Box Number: 1


From: Amiss, M. P.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/07
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: 2nd Lieutenant Commission for Mr. Shaw
Box Number: 1


From: Anisansal, Henry
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/08
Location: VA
Subject: requests notification before commissioning of 1st Virginia cavalry officers
Box Number: 1


From: Anisansal, Henry
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/09
Location: VA
Subject: list of personnel to replace certain officers
Box Number: 1


From: Anisansal, Henry
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/22
Location: VA
Subject: scouting expedition which encountered head of Jackson's army in Valley
Box Number: 1


From: Anisansal, Henry
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/29
Location: VA
Subject: requests letter to General Banks for leave to recruit 200
Box Number: 1


From: Arthur, R. A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/27
Location: Athens, OH
Subject: assessment of physical and military fitness of Maj.
Box Number: 1


From: Arthur, R. A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/30
Location: Athens, OH
Subject: introducing Doctor Starr seeking position as surgeon
Box Number: 1


From: Atkins, Thomas T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/10
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: requests Samuels to visit author
Box Number: 1


From: Atkinson, Benjamin H. H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/08
Location: Warrenton, VA
Subject: clarification of status since company has 3 2nd Lieutenants
Box Number: 1


From: Atkinson, Hoffman
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/14
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: statement of illness and instructions to forward mail and commission
Box Number: 1


From: Atkinson, Hoffman
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/21
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: evidence to clarify mustering in and out of 1st Virginia Cavalry
Box Number: 1


From: Atkinson, I. H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/28
Location: New Cumberland (Hancock)
Subject: appoint David H. Yant as Regimental Quartermaster 15th Virginia Volunteer Infantry
Box Number: 1


From: Babcock, H. G.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/26
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: authenticate muster rolls of Captain Philip Daum's Artillery Company
Box Number: 1


From: Bagulley, David
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/01
Location: Warrenton, VA
Subject: attesting to military conduct of Corporal H. B. Carter
Box Number: 1


From: Baldwin, Thomas J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/13
Location: Grafton (Taylor)
Subject: list of volunteers and militia in 10th Company 119 Regiment Virginia Militia
Box Number: 1


From: Ball, Jasper
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/04/23
Location: Arnoldsburg (Calhoun)
Subject: request to be discharged per enlistment terms
Box Number: 1


From: Banks, P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/21
Location: New Market, VA
Subject: Special Order #30 - 1st Lieutenant Parker Ackly's honorable discharge
Box Number: 1


From: Banks, P.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/10
Location: New Market, VA
Subject: commission of Captain David Strother
Box Number: 1


From: Barclay, A. W.
To: Lt Col J. Kelley
Date: 1863/02/06
Location: Grafton (Taylor)
Subject: transmittal to strengthen Kelley's position
Box Number: 1


From: Barclay, A. W. & J. Jarboe
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/06/18
Location: New Creek (Mineral)
Subject: request not to move 10th Virginia Regiment west
Box Number: 1


From: Barlow, R.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/09
Location: Madisonville, OH
Subject: request for office and commission to raise scouting company
Box Number: 1


From: Barnes, Thomas H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Palatine (Marion)
Subject: acknowledging orders
Box Number: 1


From: Barnes, Thomas H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/30
Location: Palatine (Marion)
Subject: status report of organization; request for commission and arms
Box Number: 1


From: Barnes, Thomas H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/10/09
Location: Palatine (Marion)
Subject: follow-up to above (1862/09/30)
Box Number: 1


From: Barns, N. B.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/12
Location: Weston (Lewis)
Subject: request to be major
Box Number: 1


From: Bartram, James A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/13
Location: Ironton, OH
Subject: discussion of Confederate raids; recommending Doctor R. L. Meers as surgeon
Box Number: 1


From: Bass, J. M.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/25
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: received note; postponed payment of beef cattle
Box Number: 1


From: Batten, W.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Weston (Lewis)
Subject: 50 recruitment blanks
Box Number: 1


From: Baumgardner, H. W.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/25
Location: Camp McClure, KY
Subject: captured Rebel seeking release based on oath
Box Number: 1


From: Baumgardner, John B.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/13
Location: Ceredo (Wayne)
Subject: requests information on tracing personal effects; local news
Box Number: 1


From: Baumgardner, John B.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/16
Location: Ceredo (Wayne)
Subject: requests 1000 rounds of Enfield ammunition and 20 guns; report of "Clawhammer" in Cabell County
Box Number: 1


From: Baumgardner, John B.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/14
Location: Ceredo (Wayne)
Subject: distributed guns and ammo; transmitted petition
Box Number: 1


From: Baumgardner, John B.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/03
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: requests shoes and clothing; reports news
Box Number: 1


From: Baumgardner, John B.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/18
Location: Ceredo (Wayne)
Subject: account statement; says to draft now if there is a draft
Box Number: 1


From: Beach, S. Ferguson
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/13
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: fear of government seizure by secessionist voters
Box Number: 1


From: Beadle & Co.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/14
Location: New York, NY
Subject: information on regiments for 1861 facts book
Box Number: 1


From: Beaty, Felix
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/01/23
Location: Webster (Taylor)
Subject: seeks rank reinstatement
Box Number: 1


From: Bechtol, Aaron
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/01
Location: Berkeley Springs (Morgan)
Subject: instructions for 89th Regiment
Box Number: 1


From: Bechtol, Aaron
To: Samuels
Date: n.d.
Location: Berkeley Springs (Morgan)
Subject: request for 75 guns; tells of Confederate raids
Box Number: 1


From: Beckley, Alfred
To: Dr. Spicer Patrick
Date: 1862/05/05
Location: Camp Chase, OH
Subject: release from Camp Chase
Box Number: 1


From: Beckley, Alfred
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/12
Location: Camp Chase, OH
Subject: release from Camp Chase
Box Number: 1


From: Beckley, Alfred
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/22
Location: Camp Chase, OH
Subject: release from Camp Chase
Box Number: 1


From: Beckley, Alfred
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/31
Location: Camp Chase, OH
Subject: paroled to Columbus; wants exchange
Box Number: 1


From: Beckley, Alfred
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/12
Location: Camp Chase, OH
Subject: awaiting final parole from Pierpont
Box Number: 1


From: Beckley, Alfred
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/21
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: personal papers from Provost; leaving Wheeling for home
Box Number: 1


From: Beckley, Alfred
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/10
Location: Raleigh Courthouse (Raleigh)
Subject: conditions in Raleigh County; hasn't received papers
Box Number: 1


From: Beeker, A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/03/26
Location: Cabell Courthouse (Barboursville) (Cabell)
Subject: would Samuels sell timber to Mr. Westnoff
Box Number: 1


From: Bell, David
To: H. W. Crothers
Date: 1861/11/22
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: request not to remove Doctor Wheeler; wants quartermaster application to right people
Box Number: 1


From: Bell, Hamilton
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/08
Location: Fort Scott, VA
Subject: transport for paroled Thomas Wallace, Company B., 1st Cavalry
Box Number: 1


From: Bell, Henry
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/21
Location: New Creek (MIneral)
Subject: wants to raise cavalry company
Box Number: 1


From: Benedict, S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/28
Location: Coalsmouth (Kanawha)
Subject: ill deeds not committed by Union men as rumored
Box Number: 1


From: Benham, S. N.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/18
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: possible problem with his orders to 7th Regiment; if error, transfer to Artillery
Box Number: 1


From: Benham, S. N.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/29
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: resigns commission
Box Number: 1


From: Benham, S. N.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/10
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: if resignation if not accepted, transfer to Company C of same Regiment
Box Number: 1


From: Benley, James
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Moundsville (Marshall)
Subject: introducing son and others as successful recruiters; hints at commission
Box Number: 1


From: Benson, H. L.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/04/04
Location: Bruceton Mills (Preston)
Subject: must he serve in Maryland unit; prefers Virginia unit
Box Number: 1


From: Bentley, J.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/25
Location: Triadelphia (Ohio)
Subject: how to handle recruits responding to ads
Box Number: 1


From: Bias, R. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/18
Location: Camp Chase, OH
Subject: discharge because of hard conditions
Box Number: 1


From: Bicker, Henry
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/03/09
Location: New Creek (Mineral)
Subject: Mexican War veteran seeking redress; discriminated against because of Dutch ancestors
Box Number: 1


From: Bicker, Henry
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/21
Location: New Creek (Mineral)
Subject: seeks clerkship with Samuels' help
Box Number: 1


From: Bier, Jacob
To: Daniel Lamb
Date: 1862/06/21
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: wants son Philip appointed Lieutenant, Company A, 1st Infantry
Box Number: 1


From: Biggs, I. S.
To: Capt. R. C. Bocking
Date: 1862/03/25
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Subject: horses for army
Box Number: 1


From: Billingsley, B. O.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/21
Location: Middlebourne (Tyler)
Subject: clarification of need to administer Wheeling Oath to some members
Box Number: 1


From: Billin, James R.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/03/28
Location: Cheat Mountain (Randolph)
Subject: recommendation of Corporal A. J. Penticost for a commission
Box Number: 1


From: Bishoff, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/28
Location: German Settlement (Preston)
Subject: instructions on volunteers attending musters
Box Number: 1


From: Black, James C. et al
To: Pierpont
Date: n.d.
Location: Hamlin (Lincoln)
Subject: request for officers and 10 men in Hamlin, Cabell County
Box Number: 1


From: Blackburn, Moses
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Harrisville (Ritchie)
Subject: transmitting 3 accounts requiring settlement by U. S. Paymaster
Box Number: 1


From: Blair, Jacob R.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/?
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: recommending Edw. B. McMinday as Major or Lieutenant Colonel
Box Number: 1


From: Blair, M.
To: Hannibal Hamlin
Date: 1863/01/19
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: postal regulations concerning mail in western Virginia
Box Number: 1


From: Blankenship, A. J.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/10/20
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: 5th Sergeant Daniel Wilghs, Company H, 9th Regiment has Ohio deserter from 6th Ohio Regiment
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, H. H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/01
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: receipts for recruit clothing
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, H. H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/07
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: requisition of Lieutenant William E. Feazel
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, H. H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/12
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: requisition for recruit clothing
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, H. H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/25
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: requisition for recruit clothing
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, H. H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/30
Location: Gallipolis, OH
Subject: requisition for recruit clothing
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, H. H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/30
Location: Point Pleasant (Mason)
Subject: follow-up to letter of 10/5 (not included)
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, John W.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/21
Location: Lumberport (Harrison)
Subject: information on Harrison County quotas for volunteers and militia
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, Thomas
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/04/30
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: Company K, 9th Infantry organized; requests commission be sent
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, Thomas
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/06
Location: Camp Lightburn
Subject: lost all books, papers, etc. in retreat on Kanawha; requests descriptive roll
Box Number: 1


From: Boggess, Thomas
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/03
Location: Beverly (Randolph)
Subject: follow-up to letter of 1862/10/06; reports deaths, losses
Box Number: 1


From: Boggs, John R.
To:
Date: 1862/04/19
Location: (Roane)
Subject: impressment of C. P. Arnold's horses by Captain Turner
Box Number: 1


From: Bohford, John K.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/06/24
Location: Wheeling
Subject: request Lieutenant James L. Bohford be assigned vacancy in 2nd Cavalry
Box Number: 1


From: Bolles, Wm. M.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/02/14
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: new payment rolls for 2/28/62
Box Number: 1


From: Bolles, Wm. M.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/04/09
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: sending oath for Captain David Dove
Box Number: 1


From: Bolles, Wm. M.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/06/15
Location: Meadow Bluff (Greenbrier)
Subject: recommendation of Major John J. Hoffman to replace himself as commanding officer of the 2nd Regiment with Captain William H. Powell to replace Hoffman
Box Number: 1


From: Bolles, Wm. M.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/15
Location: Meadow Bluff (Greenbrier)
Subject: Hoffman's recommendation
Box Number: 1


From: Bolles, Wm. M.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/17
Location: Gauley Bridge (Fayette)
Subject: recommendations for filling vacancies
Box Number: 1


From: Bolles, Wm. M.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/09
Location: Ironton, OH
Subject: requests $800 note of John Morris be sent for collection
Box Number: 1


From: Bonar, M. P.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/02
Location: Glen Easton (Marshall)
Subject: is payment due for time spent transporting secessionists
Box Number: 1


From: Bonar, Martin P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/10
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: certificates of enlistment of 8 recruits
Box Number: 1


From: Boreman, Arthur I.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1861/07/26
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: depradations in Kanawha Valley after rebel raid
Box Number: 1


From: Boreman, Arthur I.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/03
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: acknowledging Act of Assembly and Ordinances of the Convention at Richmond
Box Number: 1


From: Boreman, Arthur I.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/13
Location: Weston (Lewis)
Subject: wants Pierpont to order military not to interfere in civil proceedings against man named Pearson
Box Number: 1


From: Boreman, Arthur I.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/23
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: qualifications of George A. Palmer as recruiting officer
Box Number: 1


From: Boreman, Arthur I.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: character of Blackburn B. Dovener who raised company and seeks commission
Box Number: 1


From: Boreman, Arthur I.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: J. M. Jackson's failure to take oath; Captain Kiger's attention to business
Box Number: 1


From: Boreman, W. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/19
Location: Middlebourne (Tyler)
Subject: ammunition for Tyler County volunteers
Box Number: 1


From: Boryliner, D. Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/10
Location: Ritchie Courthouse (Ritchie)
Subject: comments on Henry F. Stanly held as prisoner of war in Wheeling
Box Number: 1


From: Bostwick, Richard C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/03/21
Location: New York, NY
Subject: requests whereabouts of John H. Oley
Box Number: 1


From: Boughner, Oliver P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/04
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: follow-up request for blanks
Box Number: 1


From: Boughner, Oliver P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/08
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: statement of rations given and who will bear cost; asks Captain James A. Jarbo contact 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry headquarters
Box Number: 1


From: Boughner, Oliver P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/19
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: transmitting dispatch from General Fremont and Special Order 11; application for 1st Sergeant John Loomis Gould as Company B
Captain
Box Number: 1


From: Boughner, Oliver P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/19
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: Special Order 11 suspension of Captain David Morgan Company B
Box Number: 1


From: Boughner, Oliver P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/17
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: list of 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry officers except Company I
Box Number: 1


From: Boughner, Oliver P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/10
Location: Columbus, OH
Subject: in TDY status to 5th Regiment Company C; request return to 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry
Box Number: 1


From: Bouse, J. G.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/19
Location: Camp Fort Pickens (Lewis)
Subject: requests discharge of John Knicely due to enlistment conditions
Box Number: 1


From: Bowen, Lot
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/17
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: requests duplicate receipt for 720 pounds beef 6 1/4 cents per pound
Box Number: 1


From: Bowen, Lot
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/29
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: cavalry company ready for mustering but needs officers
Box Number: 1


From: Bowen, Lot
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/15
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: recruited cavalry company for 3 years service; needs muster rolls and enlistment papers
Box Number: 1


From: Bowen, Lot
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/09/25
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: permission to be assigned to cavalry squadron to operate in western Virginia
Box Number: 1


From: Bowen, Lot
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/01
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: enlistment forms and speed in equipping company
Box Number: 1


From: Bowen, Lot
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/26
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: men enlisted and mustered in requests commission for Lieutenant William E. Lovett to date from November 1
Box Number: 1


From: Bowen, Lot
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/02
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: transmitting Lovett's sworn certificate; needs Samuels help to get carbines
Box Number: 1


From: Bowen, Lot
To: Samuels
Date: n.d.
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: plea to Samuels to assist in mustering and arming 85-90 men
Box Number: 1


From: Bowers, Henry Jerome
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/25
Location: Allegheny County, MD
Subject: commission for self as Captain and 1st and 2nd Lieutenants be sent
Box Number: 1


From: Bowers, Henry Jerome
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/02
Location: Allegheny County, MD
Subject: met 1st Virginia Volunteer Infantry Adjutant McElroy; ref. above 1st Lieutenant George Taggart, 2nd Lieutenant John H. Montgomery
Box Number: 1


From: Bowman, D. F.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/16
Location: Sistersville (Tyler)
Subject: restrictions on raising company under age 21
Box Number: 1


From: Bowyer, Geo. C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/29
Location: Winfield (Putnam)
Subject: receipt of dispatch to, and return of commission of David A. Fine
Box Number: 1


From: Bowyer, Geo. C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/15
Location: Winfield (Putnam)
Subject: conditions in Winfield (Putnam County) and strategy of General Cox
Box Number: 1


From: Boyd, A. (A.G.M.)
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/02/13
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Subject: invoice for supplies from military storekeepers
Box Number: 1


From: Boyd, A. (A.G.M.)
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/22
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Subject: return of invoice of company descriptive book
Box Number: 1


From: Boyers, J. Edgar
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/23
Location: (Tyler)
Subject: clarification of mustering requirements for volunteers
Box Number: 1


From: Boyers, J. Edgar
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/17
Location: (Tyler)
Subject: arrival of four prisoners in custody of James Morris
Box Number: 1


From: Boyers, J. Edgar
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/06
Location: (Tyler)
Subject: protesting Core as Brigadier General since author older and regimental commander in brigade
Box Number: 1


From: Boyers, J. Edgar
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/10/06
Location: (Tyler)
Subject: protesting Core as Brigadier General since author older and regimental commander in brigade
Box Number: 1


From: Boyles, Felix E.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/23
Location:
Subject: correction of error in name on commission
Box Number: 1


From: Braumnum, Alex.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/31
Location: Bridgeport, OH
Subject: informal petition for promotion of Andrew Grubb
Box Number: 1


From: Braulik, F. X.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/03/01
Location: New York, NY
Subject: aid in supplying information for The United States Army & Navy Gazette
Box Number: 1


From: Brenneman, John R.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/02
Location: Wellsburg (Brooke)
Subject: permission to muster recruits in Wheeling and return to Wellsburg to encourage others
Box Number: 1


From: Brenneman, John R.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/08
Location: New Creek (Mineral)
Subject: will he be paid for time spent recruiting
Box Number: 1


From: Briggs, C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/31
Location: Ironton, OH
Subject: recommending Reverend Joseph Little be appointed 5th Virginia Volunteer Infantry chaplain
Box Number: 1


From: Brockewise, S. R. et al
To:
Date: 1862/11/13
Location:
Subject: Henry Stephens chaplain of 13th Virginia Volunteer Infantry
Box Number: 1


From: Brooks, H. T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/14
Location: Fairfax Courthouse, VA
Subject: conditions in Fairfax County; unwillingness of men to serve in areas away from homes
Box Number: 1


From: Brooks, Robert
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/15
Location: Coalsmouth (Kanawha)
Subject: assistance in filling Company G 11th Virginia Volunteer Infantry at once; forwarding commission of Captain John V. Young
Box Number: 1


From: Brooks, Robert
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/20
Location: Coalsmouth (Kanawha)
Subject: orders transferring Captain Young's Company from cavalry to infantry; clarification as officer of the squad; morale low
Box Number: 1


From: Brooks, Robert
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/24
Location: Coalsmouth (Kanawha)
Subject: resolve who is in command of Company G, 11th Regiment - Captain Young or Lieutenant Brooks
Box Number: 1


From: Brumfield, Wm. W.
To: Samuels
Date: n.d.
Location:
Subject: recommends Joseph W. Turner as 2nd Lieutenant to raise company
Box Number: 1


From: Buchanan, Wm. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/16
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: protests demotion from major to private due to division of regiment
Box Number: 1


From: Buchanan, Wm. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/25
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: his reading of militia law did not support demotion
Box Number: 1


From: Buchanan, Wm. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/29
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: received letter from Brigadier General Wheat awaiting reply on position author held
Box Number: 1


From: Buchanan, Wm. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/09
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: recounts ill treatment at Wheat's hands; asks for justice
Box Number: 1


From: Buchanan, Wm. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/29
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: decision of military court rejecting his claim
Box Number: 1


From: Buckingham, C. P.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/02
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: is state militia enrolled, can they be enrolled immediately, estimate time needed to return enrollment papers to War
Department
Box Number: 1


From: Budtkins, Wm. A.
To: P. Wilkinson
Date: 1862/07/14
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: promotion from 1st Sergeant to commissioned officer
Box Number: 1


From: Budtkins, William A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/16
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: help in obtaining Lieutenant commission
Box Number: 1


From: Buford, John
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/27
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: muster-out roll for returned prisoners of war for 1st and 3rd Virginia Cavalry and Foot Volunteers
Box Number: 1


From: Bukey, Rodolphus
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/30
Location: (Cabell)
Subject: reports on military and civil matters (family friend)
Box Number: 1


From: Burdett,
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/10
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: recommending Geo. H. Jordan of Ohio as Lieutenant
Box Number: 1


From: Burleigh, P. M.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/22
Location: Bellton (Marshall)
Subject: instructions on retention, organization and service of Captain Carney's Company
Box Number: 1


From: Burns, Isaac R.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/06
Location: (Marion)
Subject: instructions on regulations concerning militia personnel
Box Number: 1


From: Cadle, James
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/22
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: seeks release from prison; will take Union oath
Box Number: 1


From: Cain, James
To: Samuel Crane
Date: 1862/09/19
Location: Glenville (Gilmer)
Subject: payment for services in enrolling Gilmer County militia
Box Number: 1


From: Cain, Mander R.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/12/05
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: success in recruiting; requests commission
Box Number: 1


From: Caldwell, Geo. B.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/09
Location: Fredericksburg, VA
Subject: accepts commission as 2nd Lieutenant, 12th Virginia Volunteer Infantry
Box Number: 1


From: Caldwell, J. F.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/15
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: conditions in Kanawha County; seeks commission as Captain to raise company
Box Number: 1


From: Calvin, S. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/14
Location: Ironton, OH
Subject: petition for Captain Winters' pay from date of commission
Box Number: 1


From: Campbell, John
To: H. H. Crothers
Date: 1862/02/06
Location: Bethany (Brooke)
Subject: requests regiment, rank, company, and EOD date of Thomas Bonsells sent to John W. Horner
Box Number: 1


From: Campbell, John
To: H. H. Crothers
Date: 1862/07/05
Location: Sir Johns Run (Morgan)
Subject: describes arrest of Sergeant Cramer 1st Virginia Cavalry with 1 negro, 5 horses
Box Number: 1


From: Campbell, John
To: H. H. Crothers
Date: 1862/11/01
Location: Ironton, OH
Subject: endorses Lieutenant John Coombs for promotion
Box Number: 1


From: Camp, W. L.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/04
Location: KS
Subject: told life story, request for transfer to Virginia Regiment
Box Number: 1


From: Capehart, Henry
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/01
Location: Culpepper, VA
Subject: events affecting members of 1st Cavalry
Box Number: 1


From: Capehart, Henry
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/09
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: clarification of reprimand to Lieutenant Colonel W. P. Richmont over Major Charles Capehart commanding a company
Box Number: 1


From: Cardwell, E. H. et al
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/04
Location: Moundsville (Marshall)
Subject: gift of flag to 12th Regiment and request for transport to deliver it
Box Number: 1


From: Carlile, John S.
To:
Date: 1862/03/24
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: requests name of tailor and other friends
Box Number: 1


From: Carlile, John S.
To:
Date: 1862/03/28
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: follow-up to letter of 1862/03/24; makes references to movement
Box Number: 1


From: Carlin, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/01
Location: New Creek (Mineral)
Subject: invoices for artillery equipment for company
Box Number: 1


From: Carman, Wm. C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/28
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: recommending Sergeant Gregg, 1st Cavalry
Box Number: 1


From: Carmine, Samuel J.
To: Pierpont
Date: 186208/07
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Subject: commission in militia
Box Number: 1


From: Carmine, Samuel J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/26
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Subject: report on trip to Accomack and Morthhampton; bill for $30 expenses
Box Number: 1


From: Carr, John D. M.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/05
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: seeks forwarding of commission
Box Number: 1


From: Carskadon, James
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/05
Location: New Creek (Mineral)
Subject: partial list of officers of 77th Regiment Virginia Militia
Box Number: 1


From: Carter, Eldridge
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/18
Location: Meredith's Tavern (Marion)
Subject: formed light infantry company in Marion County; wants Pierpont to accept and arm
Box Number: 1


From: Carter, H. B.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/03
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: notifies Pierpont of 3 parolees in Guyandotte, Cabell County
Box Number: 1


From: Carter, H. B.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/10
Location: Arlington Heights, VA
Subject: transfer to Lieutenant Arthur Palmer's independent company
Box Number: 1


From: Carter, John D.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/30
Location: Point Pleasant (Mason)
Subject: requests commission on parchment dated to date of oath of office
Box Number: 1


From: Cather, F. A.
To: Thomas Cather
Date: 1862/05/06
Location: Mannington (Marion)
Subject: correction on commission of David Powell
Box Number: 1


From: Cather, Thomas
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/04
Location: Flemington (Taylor)
Subject: advised that commission as Brigadier General not received
Box Number: 1


From: Cather, Thomas
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/19
Location: Flemington (Taylor)
Subject: seeks copy of Virginia Militia Regulations
Box Number: 1


From: Cather, Thomas
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/17
Location: Flemington (Taylor)
Subject: copy of Virginia Militia Law, instructions on raising volunteer companies and when they will be armed
Box Number: 1


From: Cerly, J. M.
To:
Date: 1862/04/05
Location: Sutton (Braxton)
Subject: election certificate
Box Number: 1


From: Chamberlain, Benj. F.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/02
Location: Winchester, VA
Subject: requests muster rolls
Box Number: 1


From: Chandler, W. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/24
Location: Camp McClure, KY
Subject: permission to leave army
Box Number: 1


From: Chapin, V. J.
To: J. C. Bartlett
Date: 1862/01/20
Location: Bridgeport (Harrison)
Subject: release from prison
Box Number: 1


From: Childers, Betty
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/03
Location:
Subject: widow of Ben Childers asks what to do about wheat harvest
Box Number: 1


From: Childers, Samuel A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/12
Location: Barboursville (Cabell)
Subject: conditions in Cabell County
Box Number: 1


From: Clark, Jo.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/09/25
Location: New Martinsville (Wetzel)
Subject: certifies election of Lieutenant Levi Shoman
Box Number: 1


From: Clemens, M.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/10
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: vouchers for expenses; requests funds to pay
Box Number: 1


From: Clements, James H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/07
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: officers to assist in recruiting in Norfolk-Portsmouth Virginia area
Box Number: 1


From: Clements, James H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/19
Location: Norfolk, VA
Subject: report on recruiting activities in Norfolk
Box Number: 1


From: Clements, James H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/20
Location: Norfolk, VA
Subject: citizens and military governor Viele not recognizing his authority so returned to Washington
Box Number: 1


From: Clendennen, John W.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/03
Location: Grafton (Taylor)
Subject: attached men of his company to that of Henry Newman
Box Number: 1


From: Close, James T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/08
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: received commission as adjutant of 175th Militia; all but author in C. S. A.
Box Number: 1


From: Close, James T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/19
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: received Pierpont's proclamation; seeks appointment as colonel to raise regiment; advice on recruiting New Yorkers as Virginians
Box Number: 1


From: Close, James T.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/12
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: received Adjutant General order of 7/7/62; loss of men to C. S. A.; no militia records available; need for officers
Box Number: 1


From: Close, James T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/?
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: needed consent of Governor and Secretary of War to raise regiment; planned to use it near Washington; list of names for commissions including own as colonel
Box Number: 1


From: Close, James T.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/20
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: received Pierpont's letter of 8/15; requested commissions and transfer of Eastern Virginia Regiment to his command
Box Number: 1


From: Close, James T.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/10/14
Location: Camp Peirpoint
Subject: regiment organized as 16th Virginia Volunteers; returning surgeon's commission
Box Number: 1


From: Cludert, Emil Gustave
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/12/28
Location: Winchester, VA
Subject: requests Augustus Bomarss be attached to his staff
Box Number: 1


From: Coffman, Joseph C.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/29
Location: Meadow Bluff (Greenbrier)
Subject: corporal offers to raise company in Nicholas County if made Lieutenant
Box Number: 1


From: Cole, John S.
To: Andrew Cunningham
Date: 1862/07/22
Location: Cabin Creek (Kanawha)
Subject: declines commission as militia captain; Charles Keeny on Confederate parole and declines Lieutenant commission
Box Number: 1


From: Coleman, James S.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/14
Location: Randolph's Landing, OH
Subject: offers to raise company in Jackson County
Box Number: 1


From: Combs, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/06
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: clarification of status of 2nd Lieutenant Christian Petry; commissions for 7 others
Box Number: 1


From: Combs, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/06
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: resignation of Petry received; about to move
Box Number: 1


From: Compston, Alfred F.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/16
Location: Camp Union (Parkersburg) (Wood)
Subject: requests 3 months back pay; offers Samuels $50
Box Number: 1


From: Constable, A. J. A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/18
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: safety in storing fixed (one piece) ammunition
Box Number: 1


From: Constable, A. J. A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/10
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: blanks on which to record description rolls
Box Number: 1


From: Constable, A. J. A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/22
Location: Cumberland, MD
Subject: recommends Charles Rawling as Regimental quartermaster
Box Number: 1


From: Constable, A. J. A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/27
Location: Cumberland, MD
Subject: returned Captain John Carlin's requisition trip to Washington to speed up equipment and arms
Box Number: 1


From: Coogle, John
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/03/10
Location: Fairmont (Marion)
Subject: objects to election of secessionist Harrison Merrill as Captain 118th Virginia Militia
Box Number: 1


From: Coombs, E. H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/15
Location: Morgantown (Monongalia)
Subject: whether Monongalia or Marion County received credit for enlistment of 2 men
Box Number: 1


From: Copley, William H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/28
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: requests Samuels collect and mail him $5
Box Number: 1


From: Copley, William H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/10
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: travelled with Samuels' wife and children; Jenkins' visit; urgent need for help for Guyandotte
Box Number: 1


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