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


Camp Belington Oct 22 1863

To his Excellency A J Boreman
Dear Sir

I have written Two letters to you on [?] and have received no reply One letter was in relation to the Saddle + Co, my proposition was that I would pay for ten of the Saddles and The State furnish the Balances (Eleven)

the other letter was in relation To a prisinor I have that has been Selling liquor to Soldiers + Citizens without License or because of military authority. I wanted to know what to do with him and this liquor. I can sell the whiskey to men that has license to sell it and will account to the State for it

Please answer both letters Immediately

I can [?]
Obedient Servent
Capt Geo M Yeager

[transcriber omission – Commanding Barbour Scouts]

Transcription by Gary Blackhurst, 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