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

The State of West Virginia,

To Wm H Brewer private
in Joseph H Barkers Co Scouts Dr.

For services as _____________________in Captain JH Barkers Co. State Scouts 167th Regiment Virginia Militia, from the ___ day of _______ 186_, to the _____day of ______186_

4 months and amt of Stohfrague (sic) days at $13 per month


I certify that the above account is correct and just, as appears from the (?) & Pay Rolls on file in my office

George W Brown
Col (?)

Received at Wheeling, W, Va., this Sept 1st day Of ___________ 1866 of Col Geo Brown

__________________ Twenty-Six 81/100 Dollars,

In full of the above account.


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