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

Camp Near Nestorville Barbour Co West Va
June 23rd / 64

Geo. W. Brown
Q.M. Genrl

I acknowledge the receipt of your order for provisions for the mo. of July and also for clothing, for which we have have a right to be grateful.

Enclosed you will also find my muster Roll. I had no form but I think on examineation [sic] it will be found correct. WM Martin named at the bottom of the Roll is Substitute for Marshal Boyles. And a much better- man. You may recollect that some time Since I wrote for the discharge of three of my men. viz. Jacob R. Bolyard James – W. Fry. and Thomas. H. Fry. They were- made of Such material that I could do nothing with them. Their discharges have not been received.


Requisition for the provisions for the mo.
of July has been recd And also for clothing

My requisition for provisions calls but for twenty five men. Did I not write for twenty-Six. It should have been So.

I have the honor Sir to
be your most Obt Sevt
M. T. Haller Capt
Comdg Barbour Scouts

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

Militia Box 01, Folder 4

West Virginia Archives and History