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


The State of West Virginia, To Anthony Epling

For services as Private in Captain Cumberland Adkins Home Guards Co 167th Regiment Virginia Kanawha Co. Militia from the 8 day of August 1861, to the 8th day of August 1862 8 months and 10 days at $13 per month $183 33 I certify that the above account is correct and just, an appears from the muster & pay rolls on file in my office
George W. Brown
Col & Q. M G.

Received at Wheeling, W, VA this 22nd day Of September 1866 of Col. George W. Brown Q. M G One hundred and Eighty-three 331oo dollars, in full of the above account.

Witness Henry Keffer

Cumberland Adkins Administrator of Anthony Epling [unreadable]

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

West Virginia Archives and History