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


Hainsville Wva
F 6th “64

Mr F H Pierpoint
Dear FH

Gov A I Boreman requested my Father to give him some information in regard to two Co of State Troops [illegible] Capt.s. Chapman & Ellis of Calhoun Co as to Their whereabouts of This Hd[?] or where they are operating They were organized & Come for Calhoun & They have never been in the County to my knowledge Them [illegible] are at Spencer Roane Co I came from home & forgot to bring this letter as you are in immediate communication with him you will please give him the information desired. This note leaves me in usual health & would be glad hear from you soon

tuly yours
W.M. Bennett

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