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


Cox’s Mills W. Va.
April the 25th 1864

To his Excellency
A.I. Boreman Gov

Sir
Some time last winter my Second Lient captured a Buggy belonging to one Harrison Cane, now in the Rebel Army I was not [?} of the Buggy being capptured untill a few ddays ago consequently could not report it any sooner. also myself captured one rifle gun Said Cane has Been in the Rebel army about Eighteen months. please inform me what I Shall do with it

Yours Very Respectfully
John W. Bush
Captain Com Company

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 05, Folder 6

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