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

Glenville WVa
Sept 30 1864

Am I compelled to release men from my company where they sell themselves as substitutes for these conscripted men in the W.S. service

Yours Respectfully
WT Wiant

Hon FP Peirpoint
Adt Gen WVa

P.S. We have been expecting evry day that the rebbel would attempt to visit us at our fort here but they have not yet.

Transcription by John Morrison, 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

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