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


W. T. Wiant
Gilmer Co.

Order Capt Bush to call his co. together at once to be paid

Order 1st Luit to do so if Capt ufersy and to report all facts at once-n certified by some men of Character

say to Each of the officers that the money must be paid to the men personally Mrs Mcperfen recivy [sic] for her husband

Write to W. Wiant enclosing the above orders – and say to him to have only to the persons entitled and say further if this Capt refuses again to muster his Co. for pay [illegible] not to pay the Capt. one cent & I shall dis[?] him at once without pay and so with LT Luis, If no officer will muster the Co. for pay then he requested to pay such members of Va Co. a will receive it and report such as will not receive pay –and return Their money to me --- with any after matters to Wiant or the officer or occur to you ,

A.I.B.

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


Militia Box 5, Folder 10

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