Co VA Feb 11th 1863
Gen. H J Samuels
Is it My dutie to disarm the Secessionist or not, when they seame to be gathering up arms for some secret purpose & when they are threatening to shoot Union men. With the State troops that are under my command it could came it out very well. Please let me know by return of mail.
Luther C Shinn
Col. 138 Regiment
Harrison County Militia Letters