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


Camp Parole Annapolis
Md,

Aug 16th 1864
To the Adjutant General
Of Western Virginia

Sir,
I have the honor to request that you will send my descriptivd(?)rolls, and certified that my time of servise[sic] has expired,

I have been a prisoner in Richmond since the 10th of Jan last, until the 22nd instant when I was paroled and sent to this place, I enlisted in the State servise[sic] Aug 8th 1863, in Capt W Ellisons Co, By complying withe[sic] the above request you will confer a great favor upon Sir You ab—[Illegible] Servant David P King

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


Militia Box 03, Folder 6

West Virginia Archives and History