Charleston W Va Dec 23/65
This is to certify that Cap C. Adkins applied to me in 1861 as mustering officer [illegible] to furnish arms for his Co organized as home Guard in Boone Co which was done to get his with some ammunition- I heard that his company then organized and armed rendered important services in resisting the encroachment of the enemy.
late mustering officer
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