January 12, 1864
His Excellency AI Boreman Governor of West Va
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]
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