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

May 6th 1863

A specil (sic) order your (?) Govener (sic) Pierpoint

I ask from your orthority (sic) by your order to furnish to the Co of Capt Jos. H Barker in command of a Company at Camp Brownstown Kanawha County West Va town(?) Carthages (sic) harver (sic) sacks & shoes or Boots socks shirts Drawers pants caps and one Company Requsion (sic) Book and Commisary (sic) such as a Batalion (sic) or Rig or co will kneed & must have and one pare (sic) of scales to the figures of 100 lbs please attend to this matter with out fale (sic)

Yours respecfully (sic) Capt Barker Co A independent scouts

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

Militia Box 1, Folder 14

West Virginia Archives and History