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


Clay C. H. West Va. Sept 15th 1864

Geo. W. Brown QM
Gen West Va sir

My Company is reduced by enlistments in the Regular United States Army to Thirty five men you will please send provision returning for that number for the month of Oct. Aslo [sic] requisition for forage for Six horses, I have no blanks here. I am so verry [sic] respectfully your Obt Servt

Capt Benj L Stephenson Com
Co. W. Va. VM

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


Militia Box 03, Folder 15

West Virginia Archives and History