Chap. 77. - An act making an Appropriation to defray the expense of removing Sick and Wounded Soldiers.
Passed October 21, 1863.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
1. The sum of two thousand dollars is hereby appropriated out of the treasury of this State, to defray the expense of removing to their homes from the hospitals or battle-fields the sick and wounded soldiers, belonging to the military forces from West Virginia in the service of the United States, where the soldiers themselves, or their friends, are unable to pay the expenses of such transportation.
2. This appropriation shall be subject to the disposal of the governor of this State.
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: October 1863