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

Phillipi[sic] Barbour County. W.Va
Ju August the 4th 1865

Govinor[sic] A.J. Boreman of, W. Va

Sir I whant[sic] you to inform me wether[sic] Soldiers Serving thru years in the United States Service is Exempt from the Militia or not

Send on them Commission that Adjutant George, M, Yeager Certified to that is all Rite Send them to me I whant[sic] them before the traning[sic] of officers Commence it Commences the 12th of Sept 1865

Major Benjamin Simon of the
169th Regt . W, Va Militia

Direct your favior[sic] to Phillipi[sic]
Barbour, Co, W, Va

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

Militia Box 01, Folder 2

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