August 7, 1862
At a meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Town of Point Pleasant, on Tuesday, the 29th of August*, 1862: On motion of Stephen Comstock it was ordered and allowed by said Council, that the sum of twenty-five dollars, be given to each and every volunteer mustered(?) into the armies of the United States of America, within the corporated limits of said Town. A Copy Test:
B.J. REDMOND, Recorder.
*August is a typo by the author. The true date was July 29th.
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: July 1862