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


Fairview Hancock County,
West Va. Nov. 27th 1864,

Adjt. Gen. West Va.
Dear Sir:

The following officers have been duly elected according to law in the 1st Regemient[sic] West Va Militia +Capt Anthony H. Thomas nie[?] C.B. Cooper assigned Robert Hill 2nd Lieut; William {#Hesoitt[?] 2nd Lieut Hancock Blues & Jonathan D {Cory 2nd Lieut Grant Riflemen[sic].

Respectfully Yours
James. Marshall
Adjt 1st Reg.. WVa Militia

#In vol Co. attached to Regt

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


Militia Box 06, Folder 2A

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