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

Roane C.H. W. Va
Decr 26th 1863

G.W. Brown Q.M. Gen.l
Wheeling W.V.

Dear Sir
I hereby acknowledge the receipt of 25 light French rifles &equipments and 1000 rounds ammunition which you shipped in Nov. last per L.B. Allegheny Bell,

Ive have no mail to this point, and our mail matter is brought from Ravenswood occasionally by persons coming through, which is my excuse for not acknowledging the receipt at an earlier date

Your Abdr Servt
Hiram Chapman
Capt. Co. of Scouts for
Calhoun Co W. Va.

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 9

West Virginia Archives and History