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Child of the Rebellion: West Virginia Sesquicentennial
Civil War Union Militia Correspondence

Barbour Co. Va

I Wm Price Lieut. Col of the 139 Reg. 20th Bright & 3rd Division Do here by certify that on the 17th day of October 1862 at David Thompsons I Superintended the Election of a Captain of one of the companys of that Regiment of lite infantry when the votes of all of the company present being given viva voce a majority was found to be in favour of Job St. Glasseoeh who was there by Duly Elected Captain of the said company to fill a vacancy occasioned by promotion of Wm Price to Lieut Col former Captain that a majority of persons present which were entitled to vote and that the Election was justly and farely conducted and also at Beelington on the 20th day of Oct 1862 Samuel [?] was Elected captain of a company of the Same Regt.. and also Bartholomew Rosenberger, was Elected Captain of a company of the same Regt. The above was all conducted as the Law required given under my hand this the 3rd day of Nov 1862

Wm Price, Lieut Col

Transcription by Rob Roush, undergraduate student enrolled in Dr. Billy Joe Peyton’s Fall 2010 “Introduction to Public History” at West Virginia State University

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