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ADJUTANT GENERALS' PAPERS

Pierpont-Samuels Collection
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From: Core, Andrew S.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/06/04
Location: Ellenboro (Ritchie)
Subject: request for advice to deal with officer with secessionist leanings
Box Number: 2



From: Core, Andrew S.
To:
Date: 1862/08/29
Location:
Subject: election of Captain Elias Finnell
Box Number: 2



From: Core, Andrew S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/04
Location:
Subject: election of John L. Irwin as chaplain, requests commission
Box Number: 2



From: Core, Andrew S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/19
Location:
Subject: received request for description lists and sent them
Box Number: 2



From: Core, C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/18
Location: Bridgeport (Harrison)
Subject: rebel influence on Colonel Shin's staff, 117th Regiment Militia
Box Number: 2



From: Cowan, Sue L.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/10/30
Location: Wilsonburg (Harrison)
Subject: pass to travel Wilsonburg to Staunton with 3 children to join husband
Box Number: 2



From: Cowen, B. R.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/08
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: explains why 3rd Virginia Volunteers allotment rolls not collected
Box Number: 2



From: Cox, J. D.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/04/11
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: requests Lieutenant James W. Cowine (aide-de-camp to General Cox) be commissioned 1st Lieutenant in 8th Virginia
Box Number: 2



From: Cox, J. D.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/22
Location: Flat Top (Mercer)
Subject: endorses Lieutenant M. P. Avery, 23rd Ohio Volunteers as Captain, Company A, 2nd Virginia Cavalry Volunteers
Box Number: 2



From: Cox, J. D.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/03
Location: Flat Top (Mercer)
Subject: endorses 2nd Lieutenant Dennis Delaney and 1st Sergeant Charles H. Livingston for promotion
Box Number: 2



From: Cox, J. D.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/18
Location: Gallipolis, OH
Subject: requests Lieutenant James W. Cowine be appointed Major, Virginia Volunteers and remain as senior aide on Cox's staff
Box Number: 2



From: Cox, J. D.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/22
Location: Gallipolis, OH
Subject: forwarding Private Albert Redman's request for discharge upon furnishing replacement
Box Number: 2



From: Cox, Philip
To:
Date: 1862/04/29
Location: Cox's Mills (Gilmer)
Subject: election of officers, 165th Regiment Virginia Militia, Captain Archibald Burk, 1st Lieutenant Wm. M. Cox, 2nd Lieutenant Samuel Boilon all "Secesh"
Box Number: 2



From: Cox, Philip
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/03
Location: Cox's Mills (Gilmer)
Subject: requests recent legislative changes in militia law
Box Number: 2



From: Cox, Philip
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/17
Location: Cox's Mills (Gilmer)
Subject: sent roll of commissioned officers and dates of commission in 165th Regiment; explains why Union sentiment rising but not high
Box Number: 2



From: Crane, Samuel
To: James S. Wheat
Date: 1862/04/24
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: requests legal opinion on license application
Box Number: 2



From: Crane, Samuel
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/06
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: reports $6.92 remains of money appropriated for Secretary and Adjutant General's office
Box Number: 2



From: Crane, Samuel
To: James S. Wheat
Date: 1863/01/19
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: needs information regarding state's interests in B&O Railroad
Box Number: 2



From: Crothers, H. W.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/31
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: relayed instructions from Pierpont relating to 2nd Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry
Box Number: 2



From: Crothers, H. W.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/22
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: recommendations regarding Major Isaac H. Duval
Box Number: 2



From: Cruikshank, M. A.
To:
Date: 1862/03/08
Location: Catlettsburg, KY
Subject: gossip about Brigadier General Garfield and Sutler Burnell of Colonel Bolles's Cavalry; Catlettsburg during spring rains; her opinions on abolition, role of women, her students
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/28
Location: Kanawha Courthouse (Charleston) (Kanawha)
Subject: requests 450-500 muskets, advice on militia affairs; describes Kanawha County militia
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Kanawha Courthouse (Charleston) (Kanawha)
Subject: discussed proportion Union to Rebel militia members; wants additional arms, militia, gun barrels
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/25
Location: Kanawha Courthouse (Charleston) (Kanawha)
Subject: disorganization in companies and few loyal men; requests information on rebel position, ammunition; defective locks on weapons
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/04
Location: Kanawha Courthouse (Charleston) (Kanawha)
Subject: requests arms, ammunition, extra barrels
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, John S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/25
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: sends descriptive list of men, Company L, 1st Virginia Cavalry
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, John S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/26
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: recommends Henry Leasure as Lieutenant, Company L, 1st Virginia Cavalry
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, John S.
To: Andrew Wilson
Date: 1862/07/28
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: recommends Henry Leasure as Lieutenant, Company L, 1st Virginia Cavalry
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, John S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/16
Location: Culpepper, VA
Subject: returns Lieutenant commission which he feels should read Captain
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, John S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/28
Location: Coalsmouth (Kanawha)
Subject: reports number of men in two companies and number recruits in three; requests date of commission
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, John S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/07
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: received letter of 8/21, returning signed oath of office
Box Number: 2



From: Cunningham, John S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/01
Location: Point Pleasant (Mason)
Subject: action taken on prior correspondence; requests appointment as 2nd Lieutenant
Box Number: 2



From: Curtis, Wm. H. B.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/26
Location: Ravenswood (Jackson)
Subject: declines commission as Brigadier General, 21st Brigade Virginia Militia on military incompetence
Box Number: 2



From: Daly, L. L.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/02/24
Location: Albany, NY
Subject: military staff asked to forward reports
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/01/17
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: transfer of Pleasants H. Thompson from Provost Marshal to U. S. Marshal; policy of evidence covering arrests
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/01/22
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: requests instructions on organizing 28 detached cavalry companies
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/01/25
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: arrest of H. H. Baumgardner for not taking oath and making statements
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/04/10
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: received information of one Atkins of Georgia
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/14
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: discussed issuing some passes and not others
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/16
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: requests names and addresses of Legislative members
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/07
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: forwarded documents concerning release of A. J. Seamonds
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/09
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: submitting notice for printing and newspapers for Pierpont's review and alterations
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/13
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: transmitted Hoffman's letter of 8/10; suggested Samuels write Secretary of War if desires to control prisons
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/18
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: advise governor of receipt of female prisoners who refused to take oath
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/19
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: list of female prisoners
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/04
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: Honorable Reuben Hitchcock gone to Camp Chase as Comm. Gen. of Prisoners; recommended certain prisoners including A. J. Seamonds be released
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/03
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: prepared to turn over two prisoners to recruiting officers or put under bond
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/23
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: Secretary of War ordered immediate exchange of Captain Joseph Ferguson, C.S.A., who was wounded and should be sent through lines
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/17
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: transmittal note on back of Adjutant General's letter of 12/8 concerning desire of Brigadier General Cluseret to have Augustus Bonarzz added to his staff
Box Number: 2



From: Darr, Joseph Jr.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/20
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: request by Lieutenant John S. Krepps of date of issue and mailing of Lieutenant Colonel's commission and duplicate comm.
Box Number: 2



From: Daum, Philip
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/02/19
Location: Cumberland, MD
Subject: Lieutenant John Jenk be commissioned a Captain
Box Number: 2



From: Daum, Philip
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/02
Location: New Market, VA
Subject: recommended Charles C. Theaker 1st Lieutenant
Box Number: 2



From: Daum, Philip
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/07
Location: New Market, VA
Subject: requested Captain Ernest Rossefy report to command
Box Number: 2



From: Daum, Philip
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/03
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: requested John Jenk, Max Seivers, William Weissman, William Budkin, and William Derose be promoted or commissioned
Box Number: 2



From: Daum, Philip
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/23
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: requested that muster-in-roll of Battery "A" and copy of commission as Captain and Lieutenant Colonel be sent to establish existence of his unit in U. S. Service
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/17
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: requested Muster rolls, Regimental monthly reports, Quarterly returns, dead soldiers, and Annual returns casualties and deaths
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/07
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: requested explanation of addressee's rationale of not commissioning him
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, Thomas H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/01/24
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: suggested Captain Merriman be designated as Adjutant for purpose of learning job
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, Thomas H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/28
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: recommended George W. Hunter as 2nd or 1st Lieutenant
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, Thomas H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/30
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: requested action on resignation as 1st Lieutenant and Regimental Adjutant
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, Thomas H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/02/03
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: recommended P. Davey, brother, as Adjutant, 5th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, Thomas H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/12
Location: Ironton, OH
Subject: recommended James P. Shipton be recommissioned and returned to his company
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, Thomas H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/06/12
Location: Ironton, OH
Subject: urging payment of "due bills"
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, Thomas H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/30
Location: Ironton, OH
Subject: follow-up to letter of 6/12
Box Number: 2



From: Davey, Thomas H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/15
Location: Ironton, OH
Subject: James Shipton at home awaiting orders
Box Number: 2



From: Davis, John J.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/17
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: recommended Angus M. Reagan as recruiting officer
Box Number: 2



From: Davis, Jonathan
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/30
Location: Grayson, KY
Subject: offer to exchange pig iron in payment of note
Box Number: 2



From: Davis, R. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/06
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: request of R. P. Davis to be appointed assistant surgeon
Box Number: 2



From: Davis, W. H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/28
Location: Mannington (Marion)
Subject: request for transportation
Box Number: 2



From: Davison, A. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/03/07
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: requested arms and rifles for militia; identification of brigade commander
Box Number: 2



From: Davison, A. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/10
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: reported state of readiness of militia and plans for expansion of companies
Box Number: 2



From: Davison, A. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: reported receipt of "order;" unable to furnish number of former militia men then in US Army
Box Number: 2



From: Davison, A. P.
To:
Date: 1862/08/29
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: report of election of company officers in 11th Regiment, 10th Brigade, 3rd Division, Virginia Militia
Box Number: 2



From: Davison, A. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/17
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: reported number of men in various companies and number of days in service
Box Number: 2



From: Davison, George K.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/11
Location: Camp Peirpoint
Subject: requested payment of service rendered, which was then being withheld
Box Number: 2



From: Day, Charles H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/19
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: requested that resignation as Regimental Adjutant be issued and commission as line officer be issued
Box Number: 2



From: Day, Charles H.
To: L. Thomas
Date: 1862/08/04
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: request clarification of issue in letter of 7/19/62; Adjutant General's referral to issues raised by Day (2 pages)
Box Number: 2



From: Day, Charles H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/18
Location: Culpepper, VA
Subject: request decision on his status
Box Number: 2



From: Day, Charles H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/24
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: request for certain communication record books
Box Number: 2



From: Day, E. G.
To:
Date: 1862/10/28
Location: Ritchie Courthouse (Ritchie)
Subject: description of problem between Captain and Militia Regiment and the Colonel in Ritchie County
Box Number: 2



From: Day, Thomas E.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/30
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: requested confirmation of policy to grant commissions on basis of number of recruits brought in
Box Number: 2



From: Day, Thomas E.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/16
Location: Beverly (Randolph)
Subject: recommendations for John C. French and Robert Wigher to be promoted
Box Number: 2



From: Dayton, James H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/04
Location: Chapmanville (Logan)
Subject: requested detachment from Company K, 4th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry for recruiting duty
Box Number: 2



From: Deane, Edward L.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/13
Location: Franklin (Pendleton)
Subject: acknowledged receipt of 2nd Lieutenant's commission
Box Number: 2



From: Delahay, E. H.
To: Samuel Crane
Date: 1862/04/18
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: transmittal of a document designed to hinder and impede the war effort in the North
Box Number: 2



From: Dering, Henry
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/12
Location: Morgantown (Monongalia)
Subject: recommendation and accompanying petition for Dr. Samuel Kelly to be resident surgeon
Box Number: 2



From: Deviese, D. J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/11
Location:
Subject: note asking Samuels to see him that day
Box Number: 2



From: Dickson, J. R.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/12/02
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: restored state exchanged prisoner desired to go home on leave or be reassigned to his Regiment in Alexandria, Virginia
Box Number: 2



From: Dillon, B. F.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/07
Location:
Subject: inquired if George McCorkel was in Wheeling
Box Number: 2



From: Doddridge, J. M.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/12/25
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: thanked Governor for appointment; desired to see Governor before trip to Washington
Box Number: 2



From: Dorone, Charles R.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/02/18
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Subject: requested commissioning of Captain John H. Rehren
Box Number: 2



From: Dorsey, Edwin S.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/06/12
Location: Martinsburg (Berkeley)
Subject: requested clarification of recruitment, election of officers, and weapons problems
Box Number: 2



From: Drake, Glenn
To:
Date: 1862/08/04
Location: Bluffton, OH
Subject: requested discharge papers
Box Number: 2



From: Duff, P.
To:
Date: 1860?/07/30
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Subject: recommends G. W. Brown as bookkeeper
Box Number: 2



From: Dundas, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/07
Location: Cabell Courthouse (Barboursville) (Cabell)
Subject: requested funds
Box Number: 2



From: Dunnington, J. W.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Fairmont (Marion)
Subject: requested clarification of volunteers to answer call and length of service
Box Number: 2



From: Dusenberry, William F.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/03/11
Location: Bloomingdale (Cabell)
Subject: requested clarification of amount of a bond, when and where US Court will sit, and copy of new constitution
Box Number: 2



From: Duval, Isaac H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/29
Location: New Creek (Mineral)
Subject: requested commissions for Joseph H. Lawhead
Box Number: 2



From: Eastwood, Watson
To: Doddridge
Date: 1863/06/27
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: Captain David Wilson asked for pay for his men and himself for services in 1862
Box Number: 2



From: Edwards, Thomas
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/23
Location: Fort Scott, VA
Subject: discussed the general condition of the 1st Regiment Virginia Cavalry Volunteers
Box Number: 2



From: Egan, Michael
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/23
Location: Weston (Lewis)
Subject: reported raising a company of 84 men; reported election, himself as Captain, William D. Nicholas as 1st Lieutenant, John W. Detimore as 2nd Lieutenant
Box Number: 2



From: Egger, William
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/?
Location: Cabell Courthouse (Barboursville) (Cabell)
Subject: Joseph Egger at home after parole; desires to know pay status
Box Number: 2



From: Elkins, Poindexter
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/05
Location: Coalsmouth (Kanawha)
Subject: discussed commissions made and about to be made in Company C, 11th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry
Box Number: 2



From: Emmons, J.
To: Father
Date: 1862/02/09
Location: New Haven, CT
Subject: discusses war and national politics
Box Number: 2



From: Emsheimer, J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/03/12
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: requested information on a case in which his sister had an interest
Box Number: 2



From: Enoch, Martin V.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/02
Location: Newark (Wirt)
Subject: reported problems in reorganizing 171st Virginia Militia; asked for instructions
Box Number: 2



From: Enoch, Martin V.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/25
Location: Newark (Wirt)
Subject: requested Captain's commission to recruit and fife and drum for Militia Regiment
Box Number: 2



From: Enoch, Martin V.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/02
Location:
Subject: reported guerrillas control Wirt County; Militia officers not trained
Box Number: 2



From: Everett, T. W.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/07
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: requested that sister, Virginia Rickett, not be evicted from home to make room for sick soldiers
Box Number: 2



From: Ewen, M. M.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/09
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: interest in becoming regimental surgeon for a Virginia Regiment; discussed qualifications
Box Number: 2



From: Ewing, Chatham T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/27
Location: Cheat Mountain Summit (Randolph)
Subject: requested new commission be issued for Lieutenant Howard Morton
Box Number: 2



From: Ewing, Chatham T.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/09
Location: Warrenton, VA
Subject: recommendation for Hiram Birkett and Sergeant Richard Phoder for commissions; endorsed by Colonel George R. Latham
Box Number: 2



From: Ewing, Chatham T.
To: Pierpont
Date: n.d.
Location:
Subject: recommendation for A. Penticoat for a commission, signed by Ewing and H. Morton
Box Number: 2



From: Ewing, Hugh
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/09/23
Location: Antietam, MD
Subject: recommendations for promotion of Lieutenant Delany and Sergeant Livingston
Box Number: 2



From: Ezekiel, David J.
To: Crothis
Date: 1862/07/30
Location: Glenville (Gilmer)
Subject: requested 2nd Lieutenant's commission to raise a company of men
Box Number: 2



From: Ezekiel, D. J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/17
Location: Bulltown (Braxton)
Subject: transmittal for signed oath
Box Number: 2



From: Farnsworth, Daniel D. T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/01
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: reports status of 133rd Regiment Virginia Militia and plans to solve problems; requests Brigadier General commission for Henry T. Westfall; requests powder
Box Number: 2



From: Farnsworth, Daniel D. T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/01
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: acknowledged receipt of commissions; reports improved readiness of 133rd Regiment
Box Number: 2



From: Farnsworth, Daniel D. T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/12
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: annoyance at actions of Cyrus Chenoweth who claimed to be acting under authority of Brigadier General H. F. Westfall; requests clarification on this
Box Number: 2



From: Farnsworth, Daniel D. T.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/20
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: receipt of letter of 8/16; advised he had called out Militia in fear of raid
Box Number: 2



From: Fast, Richard
To:
Date: 1862/08/13
Location: White Day (Marion)
Subject: statement that David Kincaid, father of Linsey Kincaid (who is under arrest for draft evasion) desires to obtain the release of his son
Box Number: 2



From: Feazel (Feazell), William E.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/09
Location: Point Pleasant (Mason)
Subject: requested that Samuel A. Childress be authorized to organize militia in Cabell County
Box Number: 2



From: Feazel (Feazell), William E.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/11
Location: Point Pleasant (Mason)
Subject: reported recruiting success; recommended Doctor Griffith as assistant surgeon of 13th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry; rebel troops prevented his going to Nicholas County
Box Number: 2



From: Feazel (Feazell), William E.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/07
Location: Point Pleasant (Mason)
Subject: reported status of companies in 13th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry; solicited commission for himself as Captain
Box Number: 2



From: Feazel (Feazell), William E.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/30
Location: Point Pleasant (Mason)
Subject: asked Colonel Wm. R. Brown to support request for 1st Lieutenant's commission; recruiting went well; asked William Hovey to assist in recruiting with promise of a commission
Box Number: 2



From: Feazel (Feazell), William E.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/07
Location:
Subject: requested payment of certain accounts and issuance of checks
Box Number: 2



From: Ferguson, Milton J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1861/12/25
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: discusses prisoners held at Wheeling prison
Box Number: 2



From: Ferguson, Milton J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/20
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: transmittal covering list of prisoners from Cabell and Wayne counties and charges against same
Box Number: 2



From: Ferguson, Milton J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/24
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: expression of cooperation in drafting a letter to Richmond concerning treatment of prisoners
Box Number: 2



From: Ferris, Theodore
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/09
Location: Alexandria, VA
Subject: requested duplicate commission as 1st Lieutenant; original taken on recent Stuart Raid on Fairfax Station
Box Number: 2



From: Field, Theodore G.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/24
Location: Stafford Courthouse, VA
Subject: trasmittal to cover requested document
Box Number: 2



From: Fillebsorn, J. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/26
Location: Berlin, MD
Subject: requested original letter of recommendation for A. C. Webster who was believed to have obtained a commssion as Captain on a forged account
Box Number: 2



From: Fillebsorn, J. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/05
Location: Berlin, MD
Subject: discussed problems in locating Webster, acknowledged receipt of letter of recommendation for Webster, desire to relocate at end of term of service
Box Number: 2



From: Fink, Theodore
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/04/19
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: requested to be able to retain militia commission although he was moving from one county to another
Box Number: 2



From: Finn, Robert
To: unknown
Date: 1862/07/30
Location: St. Marys (Pleasants)
Subject: transmittal of roll of proposed company certificate of election and choices of Captain, 1st, and 2nd Lieutenants
Box Number: 2



From: Finn, Robert
To: unknown
Date: 1862/08/01
Location: St. Marys (Pleasants)
Subject: reported above transmittal; can enlist 60, not 85, unit name "Willow Island Home Guard;" Captain desires instruction regarding guerrillas
Box Number: 2



From: Finn, Robert
To: unknown
Date: 1862/08/04
Location: St. Marys (Pleasants)
Subject: reports not receiving his commission
Box Number: 2



From: Finn, Robert
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/06
Location: St. Marys (Pleasants)
Subject: Colonel refused to accept muster roll of "Willow Island Home Guards;" appealed to Samuels for a decision
Box Number: 2



From: Finn, Robert
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/04
Location: St. Marys (Pleasants)
Subject: offered to raise a cavalry company of home guard if state would approve and arm same
Box Number: 2



From: Finnell, Reuben
To:
Date: 1862/08/12
Location: (Monongalia)
Subject: commission for John Fisher; recruiting information
Box Number: 2



From: Fish, Zenas
To:
Date: 1862/04/01
Location:
Subject: requested blank description rolls
Box Number: 2



From: Fish, Zenas
To:
Date: 1862/04/07
Location: Grafton (Taylor)
Subject: requested blank oaths of allegiance
Box Number: 2



From: Fish, Zenas
To:
Date: 1862/07/22
Location: Grafton (Taylor)
Subject: requested 100 blank oaths of allegiance
Box Number: 2



From: Fisher, Isaac B.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/02/25
Location: Paw Paw (Morgan)
Subject: recommends Samuel Fisher for post of 2nd Lieutenant
Box Number: 2



From: Flanegan, William
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/30
Location: Fairview (Hancock)
Subject: described issuing license to a Mr. Connell without having administered oath; also told of issuing licenses at less than full fees
Box Number: 2



From: Flaring, Peter
To:
Date: 1862/04/23
Location:
Subject: charge of treason vs. Charles Green
Box Number: 2



From: Fleming, S. S.
To: General Wheat
Date: 1862/08/08
Location: Shinnston (Harrison)
Subject: copying adjutant's oath
Box Number: 2



From: Fleming, S. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/17
Location: Hessville (Harrison)
Subject: transmittal of letter of 10/31 from Mr. Fred W. Cunningham to Fleming and then to Samuels
Box Number: 2



From: Flesher, A.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/12
Location: Pleasant View (Jackson)
Subject: introduced son, Andrew, who was discharged and wanted to be paid; requested 50 rifles and ammunition for Militia
Box Number: 2



From: Flesher, A.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/23
Location: Pleasant View (Jackson)
Subject: reported that Mr. Mahon, Commissioner of the Revenue, ordered to hire assists and draft list of all men, 18-45, in Company; Flesher to edit list
Box Number: 2



From: Flesher, Henry C.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/05
Location: Woodville, VA
Subject: requested Pierpont to commission one or both of his brothers, currently privates, as 2nd Lieutenant for recruiting
Box Number: 2



From: Flesher, Henry C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/31
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: reported events which culminated in 1st Lieutenant J. C. Pendleton being 5th Lieutenant in Battery B 1st Pennsylvania Artillery
Box Number: 2



From: Flesher, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/16
Location: Ravenswood (Jackson)
Subject: Moccasin Rangers had prevented organization of Militia; requested determination if he (Flesher) had authority to call out militia
Box Number: 2



From: Flesher, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/30
Location: Ravenswood (Jackson)
Subject: reported poor turnout for militia muster; asked for both instructions and pay for services
Box Number: 2



From: Flesher, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/02
Location:
Subject: Held militia muster, thinks he will be able to organize in week or ten days
Box Number: 2



From: Flesher, U. W.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/12
Location: Jackson Courthouse (Jackson)
Subject: request date of commission of 1st Lieutenant A. W. Rollins
Box Number: 2



From: Fluharty, Jacob and others
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/05/20
Location: (Wetzel)
Subject: poor condition of Wetzel County Militia
Box Number: 2



From: Ford, J. P.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/10
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: recommendation for Selly Jones for a Lieutenant's commission
Box Number: 2



From: Fordyce, Isaac W.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/25
Location: Camp Green Meadows (Mercer)
Subject: expressed sentiment of being a forgotten man
Box Number: 2



From: Fordyce, Isaac W.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/05
Location: Gauley Bridge (Fayette)
Subject: Captain Harrison returned to Company after court martial; requested instructions
Box Number: 2



From: Fox, William
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/16
Location: Farmington (Marion)
Subject: inquired if deputy post master was exempt draft
Box Number: 2



From: Freeman, David
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/08
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: circumstances as he (Freeman) saw them that led to his resignation
Box Number: 2



From: Freeman, Thomas T.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/01/21
Location: Bridgeport (Harrison)
Subject: recommendation for Lieutenant Harvey Cotton and Sergeant Thomas Larimer for promotion
Box Number: 2



From: Freeman, Thomas T. and others
To: Col. N. Wilkinson
Date: 1862/10/17
Location: Philippi (Barbour)
Subject: recommending Harvey Cotton
Box Number: 2



From: Fremont, John C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/15
Location: Mount Jackson, VA
Subject: acknowledged recent receipt of Samuels' letter of 11th; expressed sympathy to Mrs. Howe
Box Number: 2



From: Fremont, John C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/17
Location: Mount Jackson, VA
Subject: agreed to permit Mrs. Howe's son 2 months leave of absence; reevaluation to be made in 2 months
Box Number: 2



From: Fremont, John C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/24
Location: Strasburg, VA
Subject: promotion of Mr. Ulric de Touvielle as 1st Lieutenant Shaw's Cavalry (not verifiable)
Box Number: 2



From: Freutel, Julius
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/22
Location: (Cabell)
Subject: asked Samuels to obtain hospital release for patient and send him home
Box Number: 2



From: Frick, John H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/03/28
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Subject: requested copies of annual or other report and laws relative to volunteers
Box Number: 2



From: Fromenfeld, E. and Bro.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/09
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Subject: inquired if laws of Virginia are being enforced in Cabell; they had against I. O. Cox
Box Number: 2



From: Frost, Daniel
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/13
Location: Ravenswood (Jackson)
Subject: statement of policy in Ravenswood of burning of property of those that aid Rangers
Box Number: 2



From: Frost, Daniel
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/09/25
Location: Ravenswood (Jackson)
Subject: asked for fair treament of Doctor Voorhess; reported depredations by members of 6th Virginia Cavalry on loyal Union men
Box Number: 2



From: Frost, Daniel
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/11/12
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: reported that Captain Young had not reported per orders; reported news from Ripley and Jackson
Box Number: 2



From: Fuller, John H.
To: Captain Milton Wells
Date: 1862/03/28
Location: New Madrid, OH
Subject: regretting his resignation
Box Number: 2



From: Furbee, James H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/18
Location: Mannington (Marion)
Subject: request Company of militia muster in Marion vis-a-vis Harrison County
Box Number: 2



From: Furbee, James H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/22
Location: Mannington (Marion)
Subject: offered to act as conduit to get order to Colonel P. Davidson
Box Number: 2



From: Gans, George C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/26
Location: Moundsville (Marshall)
Subject: reported receipt of dispatch passed medical board and spoke with Governor Pierpont
Box Number: 2



From: Gans, George C.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/06/19
Location: Buckhannon (Upshur)
Subject: reported arrival at post of duty as Post and Regimental Surgeon (10th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry); pointed out the need for an assistant; described the activities of his Regiment in general and in Randolph, Pocahontas, and Greenbrier Counties
Box Number: 2



From: Garcelon, John W.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/03/20
Location: Charleston (Kanawha)
Subject: request payment of $20.25 claim
Box Number: 2



From: Gardner, Perrin
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/14
Location: Cheshire, OH
Subject: requested certificate of examination
Box Number: 2



From: Gardner, Perrin
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/06/07
Location: Cheshire, OH
Subject: again requested certificate or issuance of duplicate
Box Number: 2



From: Gardner, Perrin
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/19
Location: Gallipolis, OH
Subject: advised of receipt of dispatch of 18th and accepted commission; would take "Ben Franklin" and arrive Wheeling on Friday or Saturday
Box Number: 2



From: Gardner, Perrin
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/22
Location: Fort Ethan Allen, VA
Subject: requested appointment as Surgeon, 8th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry, on resignation of Surgeon James Putney
Box Number: 2



From: Garrett, James
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/27
Location: Clarksburg (Harrison)
Subject: inquired if he was to take muster of militia in the upper district of Harrison County
Box Number: 2



From: Gaston, Joseph
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/03/14
Location: McConnellsville, OH
Subject: expressed desire to lease property of (Albert Gallatin) Jenkins from the State and inquired to the terms
Box Number: 2



From: Gatewood, David
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/25
Location: Parkersburg (Wood)
Subject: transmittal requested payment of board bill for recruits
Box Number: 2



From: Geyer, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/28
Location: Pomeroy, OH
Subject: advised he is well and requested commission
Box Number: 2



From: Gibson, Thomas
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/14
Location: Crooked River, VA
Subject: acknowledged receipt of commission as major; expressed request to be sent to one of new regiments; recommended Sergeant Jacob Colmer for 2nd Lieutenant
Box Number: 2



From: Gillespie, Thomas L.
To:
Date: 1862/10/09
Location: Arlington, VA
Subject: requests transfer 1st Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry to 16th
Box Number: 2



From: Gillespie, William H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/02
Location: Sperryville, VA
Subject: reported to 8th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry; endorsement by Captain R. H. Lee regarding Gillespie's service
Box Number: 2



From: Gillespie, William H.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/17
Location: Rapidan River, VA
Subject: follow-up on 8/2/62 letter
Box Number: 2



From: Gillespie, William H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/12/30
Location:
Subject: requested pay form to read EOD 8/20/62
Box Number: 2



From: Gillespie, William H.
To: Samuels
Date: n.d.
Location:
Subject: request for order, letter, descriptive, clothing, morning books, and all blanks and rolls
Box Number: 2



From: Gilpin, Alfred
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/18
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: report of muster of 141st Regiment Virginia Militia
Box Number: 2



From: Gist, George W.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/30
Location: Letart (Mason)
Subject: reported to 13th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry; Simon Williams elected Captain; hoped to reach company strength
Box Number: 2



From: Givens, William W. and James Martin
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/07
Location: Washington, D. C.
Subject: requested transfer to independent company of Cavalry organized by Lieutenant A. S. Palmer
Box Number: 2



From: Glenden(n)ing, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/29
Location: Grafton (Taylor)
Subject: reported recruiting 25-30 men; requested instructions
Box Number: 2



From: Glenden(n)ing, John
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/27
Location: Philippi (Barbour)
Subject: complied with orders with respect to recruitment yet is still a Private, Company B 6th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry; desires explanation
Box Number: 2



From: Goddard, C.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/01/31
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: Colonel Bolles desired to know number of majors appointed in his regiment
Box Number: 2



From: Goddard, C.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/14
Location: Nashville, TN
Subject: Private Peter Bittman, Company G 24th Ohio Volunteers claimed a commission in 1st Virginia Artillery; no record of unit in US service; inquired as to validity of commission
Box Number: 2



From: Golden, C. B.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/01/20
Location: Marshall Academy (Cabell)
Subject: met Jessee Spurlock who had been arrested; Spurlock desires to know the particulars of his trial and bail
Box Number: 2



From: Gordon, J. M. H.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/03/17
Location: Cheat Mountain Summit (Randolph)
Subject: letter of recommendation for W. A. J. Pentecost
Box Number: 2



From: Gorrell, Ralph
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/02
Location: (Pleasants)
Subject: requested clarification
Box Number: 2



From: Gorrell, Ralph
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/07/30
Location: (Pleasants)
Subject: reported receiving some commissions but not others; reported some officers as "Sesish;" requested instructions on elections of field grade officers
Box Number: 2



From: Gorrell, Ralph
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/09/01
Location: St. Marys (Pleasants)
Subject: further reported militia organizational activities; reported number of volunteers from Regiment (191st Militia) and strength
Box Number: 2



From: Grafflin, C. L.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/04/24
Location: Sir John's Run (Morgan)
Subject: reported weather and other conditions at Sir John's Run; reported arrest of Charles Green and reactions of Generals Banks and Shields
Box Number: 2



From: Grafflin, C. L.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/14
Location: Sir John's Run (Morgan)
Subject: acknowledged receipt of letter of 8th; advised that arrests of those disrupting elections would be made
Box Number: 2



From: Grafflin, C. L.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/16
Location: Sir John's Run (Morgan)
Subject: stated that Mrs. Mary Ogden was a dangerous woman; asked Pierpont to permit the Morgan County voters to return home to vote
Box Number: 2



From: Grafflin, C. L.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/07/18
Location: Sir John's Run (Morgan)
Subject: requested company of 1st Maryland Cavalry be detached and sent to Berkeley and Morgan counties; approved by Pierpont but Major General John Pope declined to send the troops
Box Number: 2



From: Grafflin, C. L.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/07
Location: Sir John's Run (Morgan)
Subject: discussed Charles Green and Mary Ogden and the anti-Union sentiment in the area; would arrest Green if located
Box Number: 2



From: Grafflin, C. L.
To: Pierpont
Date: 1862/08/09
Location: Sir John's Run (Morgan)
Subject: reported arrests, seizure of books and papers, and administration of oath; again urged need of cavalry because of mobility; community in fear; Generals Wool and Kelly have approved cavalry assignment
Box Number: 2



From: Grafflin, C. L.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/13
Location: Sir John's Run (Morgan)
Subject: reported kidnapping of John Morland by rebels; urged assignment of cavalry to recover him; Charles Green reported as having returned
Box Number: 2



From: Grafflin, C. L.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/05
Location: Annapolis, MD
Subject: reported acceptance of commission as major and being taken prisoner of war at Harpers Ferry; now at Annapolis, he recommended arrest of Mary Ogden and summarized her recent activities
Box Number: 2



From: Grant, S. Hastings
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/04/07
Location: New York, NY
Subject: represented Mercantile Library Association; requested copy of annual report and list of soldiers (Union) from Virginia
Box Number: 2



From: Grant, S. Hastings
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/05/20
Location: New York, NY
Subject: desired to publish A Bibliography of the American Civil War and requested background material
Box Number: 2



From: Grant, W. L.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/03/21
Location: Guyandotte (Cabell)
Subject: request position of surgeon for various reasons with 10th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry
Box Number: 2



From: Grant, W. L.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/11/03
Location: Jane Lew (Lewis)
Subject: reported resignation from army and requested last month's pay
Box Number: 2



From: Greene, Thomas D.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/02/01
Location:
Subject: transmittal covering petition to Congress to grant relief to widow and children of Lieutenant Colonel Bailey, 9th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry (petition or copy thereof not with letter)
Box Number: 2



From: Griffith, Benjamin
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/06
Location:
Subject: request to transfer from 1st Regiment Virginia Volunteer Cavalry to Palmer's Independent Company
Box Number: 2



From: Grose, Samuel J.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/08/19
Location: Gauley Bridge (Fayette)
Subject: reported that contrary to orders, he is unable to muster all the companies (comprising 27th Brigade Virginia Militia) from Wyoming, Boone, Logan, Webster, Raleigh, Fayette, Clay and Nicholas at one time
Box Number: 2



From: Guthrie, G. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/24
Location: Pomeroy, OH
Subject: request that commission be sent to ?, Ohio; also requested directions on how to get in the service
Box Number: 2



From: Guthrie, G. S.
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/12/22
Location: Wheeling (Ohio)
Subject: requested position of surgeon in 13th Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry; does not wish to be in way of Dr. Griffith
Box Number: 2



From: Guthrie, James
To: Samuels
Date: 1862/10/?
Location:
Subject: stated he had been arrested and confined in the Atheneum; desired an interview (Joseph Darr, Jr. added that Guthrie was being held for US Marshal Norton)
Box Number: 2


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