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


Aug the 25TH 1866

Mr G W Brown Quartermaster West Virginia

Dear sir I inclose a certificate of the Render of Boone County of my qualification Rco[?] as administrator of Anthony Epling Dead who was a Private in Capt C Adkins [illegible] Home Guards his having deceased in Richwood Virginia as a Prisioner[sic] of War, leaving a wife and five, so you will please send me a draft for the amt[sic] [illegible] on said pay holes to some person in Charleston and at the same time inform me by letter at Peytona Boone County W Va

Respectfully Henry Keffer

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


Militia Box 01, Folder 13

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