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


Headqrs Nestorville Barbour Co West Va
Feby 14th 1865

Geo. W Brown,
Col & Q. M. Genr’l West Va

I have now my pay rolls made out. Would it be too much or unkind in me to ask the Governor through you to send me transportation so that I can come to your city and attend to the business belonging to my company.

I should say further that some of those men for whom I drew money a few days since are now in the U.S. service and may be sometime before I shall be able to see them. I have written to them however to come at once and as soon as they do so the rolls shall be forthcoming.

I am Sir as ever your most, obt, servt,
M.T. Haller Caps
Comdg, Barbour Scouts

Col Geo. W. Brown
Wheeling, WVa

Transcription by Chad Story, 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

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