April 15, 1862
Sealed proposals will be received by the undersigned, until twelve M., on the 24th inst. For supplying the Quarter Master’s Department with 2000 serviceable mules, on or before the 30th day of the current month.
500 of the mules to be delivered to the U.S. Assistant Quarter Master, at Gallipolis, Ohio, and the ballance [sic] to the U.S. Assistant Quarter Master, at Parkersburg.
None will be received under three years of age, and all will be subject to inspection, on delivery, by the officers above named. Preference will be given for broken mules.
Proposals to be endorsed “Proposals for Mules.”
R. E. Clary,
Chief Quarter Master,
Quarter Master’s Office,
April 14th, 1862.
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: April 1862