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

The State of West Virginia

To John Hager

For Provisions furnished Capt John Spurlock, Co.187th Reg State troops in the suppression of the Tate Rebellion

1867 Sept 30 Bag Potatoes 30 In bag     15 00
          30 “ Corn      15 00
          72 lb Bacon       9 00
          25 head Cabage [sic] 25       6 25
          12 Chickens       1 00
          40 lb Butter 12/- [??]       5 00
      $51 25

Boone County W Va
I John Hager do swear that the above account is correctly stated that the items were furnished as stated + that the charges are reasonable
John X his mark Hager
Sworn to before me this 5th day Nov 1867
Jos. F Hager Clk.

State [??] Boone Co. [??]
I John Spurlock Capt of Co [sic] of State Troops 187 Regt. Milt [sic] Boone Co. do certify that the above account is correct that the items were furnished my Co [sic] as stated and that the charges are reasonable. From under my hand this 5th day November 1867.
John Spurlock
Late Capt

Sworn to before me this 5th day November 1867.
Jos. Hager Clk.

State of West Virginia
Office Board of Claims
Wheeling July 8. 1868.

The items charged within of $6.25 for cabbage, $1.00 for Chickens, & $5.00 for Butter are disallowed the balance of the account amounting to 39.00 is allowed.
By order of the Board
James E Haney
Voucher No.

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

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