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

Glenville W. V.a
May 2nd 1865

Col GW. Brown
Q M Genr W Va

Der[sic] sir           I requested you about ten days ago to send me a requisition for subsistence for the my company for the month of May for (17) seventeen men at same time I made a statement of the Condition of the Company to His Excellency

I did not receive any the above requested requisition and if you sent it it must have been captured as our mail was captured at or about the time it was due

I never receivd[sic] any instruction from the Governor as to what disposition was to be made of the Company on and after the 6th day of May 1865           if this If His Excellency will permit the remainder of the Company after the 6th day of May to perpetreate[sic] the organzation[sic] Please forward a duplicate approved requisition

Yours Respectfully
WM. T. Wiant
Capt Comdg Indo CGC

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