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


Glenville WVa
January 12, 1864

His Excellency AI Boreman Governor of West Va

Dear Sir,
I wrote about two weeks since in regard to the appointment of Jasper Ball a recruiting Officer for Calhoun County but received no answer in regard to it Ball is very anxious to know. he has sworn in a few recruits and waiting as the time is about to be extended So please to get the appointment.

Yours most Respectfally [sic]
W.T. Wiant

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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