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


West union July 11th 1864

F P Pierpoint [sic] Esg
Ajt Genl W. Va

Sir
Yous received, I have been----- away from home for the last two weeks until last Friday or I should have sent the arms accoutrements & before this I will forwarde them as soon as the RR Co will receive them They are shipping no freight on account of the government being useing [sic] the road for military purposes

Respectfully Yours
B.H. Maulsby

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


Militia Box 04, Folder 7

West Virginia Archives and History