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


Belington Barbour Co
August the 11th 1863

To his Excellency A. J. Boreman
Dear sir

According to Instructioning received from you I have succeeded in procuring these services of M G M Yeager to set as commander of the [?] men raised in Barbour County

And I take pleasure in recommending him to your Excellency as a safe reliable + efficient man for the services proposed. We have had no understanding as to his pay

Yours most respectfully
Joseph Teter Jr.

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


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