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

Glenville WVa
February 10th 1865

Col GWBrown
Der[sic] sir
Please send me requisition for subsistence for my company for the month of March 1865 for 26 men

I drew for 25 men in Jany[sic] I had 26 men in that month then 27 men in Feby[sic] for the difference

I only want for 26 men in March 2 Box Catridges[sic] Ship to Ellenboro

Yours Respctfuly[sic]
Capt W T Wiant
Comdg Ind Co CGC

Please inform about a small claim for Hauling Indenance stones &c

W T W [unreadable]

if I have not filed with you a copy of muster Roll for all the company imform me


If the Governor thinks I am using to many Catridges[sic] I will pay rather than do without I keep the most of my men scouting all the time and I am doing all I can to save but you know that boys will when out of camp & Contrive many ways to get to shoot

W. T. Wiant

Glenville W. Va
February 10th 1865
Wiant Capt Wm. T.

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

Militia Box 05, Folder 10

West Virginia Archives and History