West Union August 9th 1864
G W Brown QM Genl W.V.
yours of the 6th at hand in answer I would say the arms &c were ship from here (unreadable) B&A RR on the 21st day of July which I had supposed were read by you long ago
Hoping they have arrived safely I remain
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