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

The Commonwealth of Virginia


. Wheeling, Va Jany 29th 1863

Captain Caleb Headlee

You will turn over fifty Guns and accoulsemeut [sic] [?] to Lieutenant Charles Shuty comdg Company of volunteer attachment to the 180th Reg Va Militia

You will take said Shutys receipt on delivery. And notify me of the transfer. The Guns at Levi Stankeys or enough of them to fill this order. You will also transfer part of your ammunition say one half [?] Guns

Very Refy
HJ Samuels
Adpt General

[?] [?] Doddridge Co Va
March the 19 1863

Mr H. P Samuels Adpt general

For I return the order as the Company has gave over [?] The guns are not wanted and Capt [?] [?] Company wants the same I request an order for them you will [?] send an order to him for the same [?] to Kepleys So Tyler Co Va and by [?] you will [?]

Yours Charles Schutte

You will [?] send under [?] as the [?] is without guns

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

Militia Box 04, Folder 16

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