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


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.

L. Ruffner
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

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