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


West Union Doddridge Co
Ja Oct 17th 1862

Hon F H Pierpont

I Hiram Jennings Major of 180 Regiment of Virginia Militia do herby [sic] sertify [sic] that I superintended [sic] an election for Col & Luten [sic] Col of the 180th Reg and do herby [sic] sertify [sic] that Floyad [sic] Neely was duly elected Col & John Stivessing was elected Lutenant [sic] Col & I H Bee was elected Capt ain & E S Neely was duly elected 1st Lieutenant

Please forward those comissions as early as possible [sic]

You &c
H Jennings
Major 180 Reg of (unreadable)

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


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